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Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Underway In Washtenaw County

May 20, 2014

  Law enforcement agencies across the state are paying extra close attention to seat belt use for the next couple of weeks.

Credit eWashtenaw.org

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is among the agencies participating in the latest "Click it or ticket" campaign, which aims to reduce traffic deaths and injuries through increased use of seat belts. 

The Sheriff's Office, along with U-of-M and Pittsfield Township Departments of Public Safety, will spend over 200 hours specifically targeting seat belt use now through Memorial Day weekend. 

Not wearing a seat belt is punishable by a $65 fine.

The Office of Highway Safety Planning's new Click it or Ticket ad: