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Law enforcement agencies across the state participated
in the national Click It or Ticket enforcement
campaign from May 21, 2018 through June 3, 2018 to help save lives on North
total of 2,393 citations were attributed to the added enforcement patrols. Of the
total citations, 924 were citations for failure to wear a seat belt and 35 were
child restraint citations. Tickets for speeding totaled 884. The traffic stops
also resulted in 73 uninsured motorist violations, 19 citations for distracted
driving, 13 drug arrests, two driving under the influence (DUI) citations and
306 other traffic citations.
to use a seat belt is the most significant factor associated with motor vehicle
crash injuries and deaths in North Dakota. Every seven days one unbelted
vehicle occupant died last year in North Dakota.
for additional traffic safety enforcement is provided by federal grant money
distributed through the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
High-visibility enforcement for traffic safety is one element of a
collaborative effort to help meet the state’s goal of zero motor vehicle
fatalities and serious injuries on North Dakota roads.