From May 21-June 3, State and local law enforcement agencies across the Nation are stepping up enforcement to crack down on motorists who aren’t wearing their seat belts.
Click It or Ticket isn’t about citations; it’s about saving lives.
In 2016, there were 10,428 unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes in the United States.
To help prevent crash fatalities, we need to step up enforcement and crack down on those who don’t wear their seat belts.
In 2016, seat belts saved an estimated 14,668 lives of occupants 5 and older. If all passenger vehicle occupants 5 and older involved in fatal crashes had worn their seat belts, an additional 2,456 lives could have been saved in 2016 alone.