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Virginia Police to Enforce Seat-Belt Use as Part of ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign

Police officers across Virginia are planning an effort to enforce traffic laws, particularly seat-belt and child-restraint use. The enforcement efforts this month are part of the national Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization. Seat belts prevent ejection, which is one …

Tougher Seat Belt Law Advances in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma House committee has approved legislation that would require passengers in the back seat of vehicles to wear seat belts. The House Public Safety Committee voted 7-5 for the measure on Feb. 19 and sent it to the full …

Nebraska Lawmakers Pushing Traffic-Safety Measures

Motorists and passengers who ride without a seat belt could face a $100 fine in Nebraska, and might even see their insurance rates increase if a bill in the Legislature becomes law. Nebraska lawmakers are proposing a series of traffic …

Delaware Launches ‘Click It or Ticket’ Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

Delaware state officials kicked off their annual “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign this week. The annual vehicle safety campaign began Monday with the help of 17 state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies. This year’s campaign message …

Oklahoma House Committee Approves Stricter Seat Belt Law

Legislation aimed at increasing road safety in Oklahoma was approved in the House Public Safety Committee. House Bill 2583, by state Rep. Jeannie McDaniel, would require every person in a vehicle to wear a properly adjusted and fasted safety seat …

Rhode Island Senate Passes Seat Belt, Cell Phone Driver Bills

The Rhode Island Senate has advanced two bills on driver safety, one boosting seat belt enforcement and another banning young drivers from using cell phones while behind the wheel. The cell phone proposal would make it illegal for drivers under …