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Cadiz Police Participates in Click it or Ticket Campaign

clickit ticket2 300CADIZ, Ky. (5/14/13) – The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 20 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. The Cadiz Police Department is joining with other state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws.
 
“Our goal is to save more lives, so officers will be out enforcing seat belt and traffic laws around the clock,” said Cadiz Police Chief Chad Grace.
 
While seat belt use is at a record high 86-percent nationwide, Kentucky lags behind with an 83-percent usage rate. The most recent seat belt study in Cadiz showed an 87-percent usage rate.
 
There were 746 total highway fatalities in Kentucky in 2012, with 670 killed in motor vehicles. Of those 670 fatalities, 53.6-percent were not wearing a seat belt.
 
Even though this year’s Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization runs through Memorial Day weekend, Chief Grace wants motorists to know that officers are out enforcing seat belt and other traffic laws year-round.
 
“The numbers show that when we are aggressively enforcing traffic laws, the number of injury crashes in the city drops,” he said.
 
The Cadiz Police Department will also be conducting random traffic safety check points throughout the holiday weekend and for the remainder of the year. Officers will be observing for proper restraint use, impaired drivers, and other traffic violations.

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