greenville PD 2015GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/20/18) — As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, Greenville Police Department is reminding motorists about “Click It or Ticket”.

Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign will take place May 21 through June 3, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year.

“Our law enforcement personnel see firsthand the loss of life when people refuse to buckle up,” said Chief Darren Harvey. “It’s such a simple thing, and it should be an automatic next step after sitting down in a vehicle.”

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches and the summer vacation season ramps up, “We want to keep our community members safe, and make sure people are doing the one thing that can save them in a crash: buckling up,” Harvey said. “If the enforcement crackdown wakes people up to the dangers of unrestrained driving and gets them to buckle up, we’ll consider it a success.”

Greenville Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in various locations throughout the city during the upcoming holiday.  Officers will be observing for impaired drivers along with other traffic violations.  These traffic safety checkpoints are part of the department's traffic enforcement campaign aimed at reducing the amount of injury collisions in the city.  As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to obey all traffic laws, wear seat belts, and properly restrain all children in booster seats and child restraints.  These checkpoints will be conducted at one of the following pre-approved locations: 

KY 189 Bypass and Crittenden Drive 
KY 189 Bypass and Depot Street 
KY 189 Bypass and Greene Drive 
KY 189 Bypass and Spartan Drive 
KY 189 Bypass and Cessna Road 
KY 189 Bypass and US 62 
N. Main Street and Spartan Drive 
N. Main Street and Depot Street 
N. Main Street and Wilson Street 
East Main Cross and Pritchett Drive 
Main Street and Main Cross 
S. Main Street and Hopkinsville Street 
S. Main Street and Pritchett Drive 
East Main Cross at City Limits 
East Depot Street and College Street 
East Depot Street and Paradise Street 
West Depot Street and Cherry Street 
West Depot Street and Outer York Street 
Hopkinsville Street and Sunset Drive 
Hopkinsville Street and KY 171 
KY 171 and Snow Hill 
KY 171 and Country Lane Drive 
West Main Cross and Cherry Street 
West Main Cross and HC Mathis Drive 
Highland Drive and Wilson Street 
N. Cherry Street and Wilson Street 
KY 181 and KY 601

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