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TODAY IS Tuesday May 22nd
Bi-County Traffic Safety Partnership Warns of Click It or Ticket Patrols
Friday May 04, 2018 5:36am
Angola, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

Later this month, the Bi-County Traffic Safety Partnership will join law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and the nation to increase enforcement of seat-belt laws for Click It or Ticket. Multiple weeks of high-visibility patrols will be watching for unrestrained passengers in cars and trucks, both children and adults, the front seat and back, both day and night.

Click It or Ticket continues through the start of the summer travel season, including the Memorial Day holiday.

2018 marks 30 years since Indiana’s seat-belt law began. Since that time, Indiana – along with 34 other states – has enacted a primary seat-belt law, meaning that police can pull you over for being unbuckled.

Indiana has participated in Click It or Ticket for more than 20 years. Last year, more than 240 law-enforcement agencies performed 8,728 hours of traffic patrols and issued more than 30,000 citations or warnings, of which about 13,700 were seat-belt and child-restraint citations.

“Click It or Ticket means zero-tolerance for unrestrained drivers and passengers,” said Matt Kling, Patrolman Angola Police Department. “So why are we warning everyone in advance? Because the bottom line is not issuing seat-belt citations, but saving lives. Anyone who responds to a serious crash just wants motorists to buckle up in the first place.”

Traffic crashes are the leading killer of children ages 1 to 13. Indiana requires all children age 8 and under to be in an approved car seat or booster seat, but as children get older, they are less likely to remain buckled.

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