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Arkansas Police Participate in Click It or Ticket Campaign

May 18th, 2018 Auto Accidents
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The Fort Smith Police Department will take part in the upcoming Click It or Ticket campaign, which begins on May 21. The campaign will take place next week from May 21 to June 3. This comes as the busy summer travel season begins.

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“Buckling up is such a simple task that can keep you and your family safe in the car, and it’s the law,” Arkansas Police Sgt. Scott Campbell says in a news release.

Seat belt use is one of the most effective ways to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. But, according to the CDC, millions do not buckle up on every trip.

By wearing seat belts and properly buckling children into age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats, people can reduce the risk of serious injury and death in a crash by half.

Arkansas state law requires all front seat passengers, not just drivers, be properly buckled up. The state law also requires all children less than 15 years of age to be properly secured in the vehicle. Children less than 6 years of age and weighing less than 60 pounds should be restrained in a child passenger safety seat.

Between 4-8 p.m. on Monday, May 21, law enforcement officers in Arkansas will join forces with Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma authorities to provide “Border to Border” coverage in seat belt enforcement patrols, according to the Arkansas State Police.

The special operation is designed to send a zero-tolerance message across the six states that no matter where drivers and passengers are unbuckled, the result will be a ticket.

Be safe not only next week but every week on our Arkansas roads and wear a seatbelt

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