clickit ticket2 300KENTUCKY (5/17/13) – Beginning Monday, May 20 and continuing through Sunday, June 2, 2013, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) will be participating in the “Click It or Ticket” national, seatbelt enforcement campaign. This federal highway safety initiative focuses on seatbelt and child restraint enforcement as well as driver education.

The Memorial Day weekend begins at 6 p.m. Friday, May 24 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27. This traditionally marks the beginning of the summer driving season. The KSP expects a significant increase in traffic on the state’s roadways.
 
Statewide in 2012, during the 4-day Memorial Holiday weekend, 17 people were killed on Kentucky’s roadways. During that same period in the Post 2 District, 2 people were killed.

This campaign’s two-week duration will be highlighted by troopers aggressively targeting those people who choose not to wear seatbelts or use child safety restraints.
 
Throughout the Post 2 District, troopers will conduct saturation patrols in high-traffic areas and high-crash locations in which intensified speed and impaired driving enforcement will take place.
 
KSP will be partnering with local law enforcement agencies to conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. The KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, please refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post2_checkpoints.htm.
 
Citizens can assist by calling toll-free, in Kentucky, 1-800-222-5555 to report any type of unsafe driving behaviors. Callers should provide the direction of travel, a description of the vehicle, and the license plate number if possible.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Stu Recke (KSP)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter in Cadiz Honors 22 Vietnam Veterans on 'Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day'

KENTUCKY (3/30/15) — On Sunday afternoon the Compatriots of the Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter honored 22 veterans of the… Read More

BMS Eighth Grader Advances to National History Bee Finals

BENTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — Benton Middle School eighth grader, Brady Guess competed in the Regional History Bee… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6109

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5565

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5270

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5213

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 4922

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4349

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14272

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11709

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 31, 2015 2177

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1343

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1297

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1043

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by Karen McKnight
March 31, 2015 1009

Madisonville Police Reports Released - March 31,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 733

Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 673

Members from Madisonville Police, Hopkinsville…

by Abbie Darst
March 31, 2015 445

Baptist Health Madisonville Upgrades Technology…

by Baptist Health
March 31, 2015 432

KSP Charges Henderson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 31, 2015 415

United Way Honors Organizations, Businesses,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News