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2009-05-15 11:26:00

Cost of Seatbelt Ticket Rises to $132 SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Keep you and your family safe and $132 in your wallet by making sure everyone wears their seat belt for every trip. That's the message that over 90 local police departments and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are telling motorists as part of the 2009 Memorial DayNext Generation Click It or Ticket mobilization, May 18-31. The start-of-summer campaign is supported by $3 million in traffic safety grants awarded...

2009-05-15 10:00:00

Pennsylvania Will Participate in National Click It or Ticket Crackdown HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell has proclaimed May 18 as Buckle Up Pennsylvania Day, urging all motorists to wear their seat belt every time they are riding in a vehicle. "I am glad to say that 85 percent of drivers in Pennsylvania are making the responsible decision to follow the law and wear their seat belt," said PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. "To anyone who...

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2008-05-20 11:08:42

In an effort to raise safety awareness and encourage drivers to buckle up, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released figures of fatalities as Memorial Day approaches.The positive news was that belt use among drivers and passengers has risen from 81 percent in 2006 to 82 percent in 2007. Twelve states achieved seatbelt use rates of 90 percent or better. Only three were below 70 percent: Arkansas, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.Jurisdictions with primary belt-enforcement laws...