Hodgenville City Police concluded the 15-day Click It or Ticket campaign on June 3.
Chief Steve Johnson reported the results of the “buckle up” crackdown and two checkpoints:
• 40 seatbelt violations
• Three DUI arrests
• One child restraint violation
• Two suspended licenses
• 10 no insurance
• 13 speeding
• 20 other traffic violations
“Hodgenville Police Department is proud to have supported the Click It or Ticket mobilization …” said Johnson. “Both during day and also at night, our stepped-up enforcement showed Hodgenville how important it really is to always buckle up on our roadways.”
There were 721 highway fatalities in Kentucky in 2011 with 576 killed in motor vehicles. Of those fatalities, 58.7 percent were not wearing a seatbelt.
“A majority of people have gotten the message but many have not,” said Johnson. “Tragic crashes can and do happen every day. “Our job is to save lives and we want everyone to have the best chance of surviving a fatal crash – by always buckling up.”