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West central MInn. law officers cite 75 for no seat belt during Click It campaign

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Area law enforcement officers cited 75 people for seat belt violations during the extra Click It or Ticket enforcement patrols from Oct. 12 to 26 in Swift and Kandiyohi counties. Continue Reading

Survey finds seat belt use up in region; belts save lives

October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Seat belt use in southwest Minnesota is up 1.4 percent, according to a recent survey completed by a multi-agency effort of Toward Zero Deaths on our roadways.
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Minnesota seat belt compliance climbs, southwest region still lags behind

October 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota’s new seat belt compliance rate is 93.6 percent, marking another increase in belt use which has resulted in fewer unbelted deaths, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety. DPS conducted its annual observational belt use survey in June. Continue Reading

Buckle Up: Seat belt patrols coming in Minnesota, Kandiyohi, Swift counties

October 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota, including those in Kandiyohi and Swift counties, are planning extra seat belt patrols between Oct. 12 and 26 to encourage motorists to buckle up. Continue Reading

TZD seat belt initiative begins next week

May 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON If the hope of living through a horrific car crash isn’t enough to make a person habitually buckle their seat belt, maybe the prospect of avoiding a ticket and fine will do the trick. Continue Reading

Midwest police step up seat belt enforcement

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Police agencies in Minnesota will be stepping up their enforcement of the state’s seat belt law and other traffic safety laws this weekend in an effort to save lives.
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Seat belt enforcement starts today

October 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Area law enforcement officials start a seat belt enforcement campaign today, with extra patrols enforcing the state’s primary seat belt law. The law allows officers to stop and ticket those not wearing their belts or securing their children in proper child safety seats.
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