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2010-10-18 14:26:00

Special Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization Aims to Increase Seat Belt Use and Save Lives on the Baltimore Washington Parkway WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tourists and residents alike take note -- United States Park Police will be out in force this fall foliage season sending the strong message that any one caught not buckling up will be ticketed and fined. "Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year," said Lieutenant Peter Barrow, Commander of the...

2010-07-01 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going into the heavy travel period that includes the Independence Day holiday weekend, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today not only urged passengers and drivers to buckle-up, the group also urged Congress to enact federal sanctions encouraging states to strengthen safety belt enforcement laws into primary laws. Under primary enforcement laws officers can stop a motorist whenever they observe a safety belt law being broken, making...

2010-06-04 13:09:00

Georgia, Vermont and Kansas Act to Save More Lives on Highways WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GHSA applauds Georgia, Kansas and Vermont for enacting new laws to improve highway safety in their states. Kansas and Georgia strengthened their seat belt and distracted driving laws, while all three states have banned texting for all drivers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090827/GHSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090827/GHSALOGO) Yesterday,...

2010-05-31 10:00:00

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) will host their final Teen "Click It or Ticket" campaign event this Memorial Day at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington to encourage young Texas drivers to buckle up as they get ready to begin their summer holiday. As the school year comes to an end and the summer holiday approaches, more drivers will be out on the roads, making it especially important for all occupants of a vehicle, no matter their...

2010-05-28 14:35:00

DETROIT, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- OnStar announced its support of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) annual Click It or Ticket campaign, May 24 through June 6, to enforce safety belt use laws. In support of this effort, OnStar advisors will remind subscribers to buckle their seat belts in order to save lives and prevent injuries. "Safety is our overarching commitment to the more than 5.5 million subscribers that we serve, and seat belts are the most...

2010-05-24 10:00:00

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Campaign Starts Across State SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if saving lives weren't enough, there are even more reasons to make sure all drivers, passengers and children are buckled up every trip, day and night. First is the annual lead-into-summer Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign set to run May 24 - June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not...

2010-05-21 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers: "We all have a role to play in making roads safer, and drivers can do their part by making sure everyone in their vehicle follows the law and buckles up. The national safety belt use rate stands at a record 84 percent - but many states have use rates above 90 percent, so we know we can do better. "The Click It or Ticket campaign by NHTSA, states, law...

2010-05-20 12:00:00

Hundreds of Municipal Police Departments to Join 'Click It or Ticket' Effort HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police will be introducing the Air, Land and Speed campaign as part of this year's Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement effort, which runs from May 24 to June 13. The Air, Land and Speed campaign will feature the State Police Aerial Reconnaissance and Enforcement (SPARE) program, which uses aircraft to clock motorists'...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) efforts to increase safety belt use among young drivers and passengers ages 16 - 20 have proven successful as 9.1 percent more teen drivers in the five-county targeted area are wearing safety belts since the "Click It or Ticket" teen campaign launch last year, according to findings from U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This February, law...

2009-11-16 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today announced over $3 million in traffic safety grants to over 175 cities plus the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for special "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement operations over the next year. The grants will put additional law enforcement officers on California's roadways from November 17 - 30, making sure everyone in the family gets home safely this holiday season by buckling seat belts...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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