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CDC: Seat belt use up to 85 percent nationally

CDC: Seat belt use up to 85 percent nationally

MEDIA RELEASE Almost 6 out of 7 U.S. drivers surveyed report they always wear a seat belt when driving or riding in a motor vehicle, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seat belt use has become the national norm in most states, though rates of self-reported seat belt […]

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Click It Or Ticket: Hawaii leads nation in seat belt use

Click It Or Ticket: Hawaii leads nation in seat belt use

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s seat belt usage rate jumped to 97.9 percent during the May 2009 “Click It Or Ticket” campaign, the highest rate any state in the nation has ever achieved.  Last year, the seat belt usage rate in Hawaii was 97.0 percent. Maui County motorists led the state, with 98.4 percent seat belt use, […]

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Two arrested and tickets issued during 'Click It or Ticket' campaign Wednesday

Two arrested and tickets issued during ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign Wednesday

MEDIA RELEASE Traffic Enforcement Unit officers conducted their first nighttime seat belt checkpoint Wednesday night (May 27) in downtown Hilo in conjunction with the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. “Statistics show that a high number of people don’t wear their seatbelts at night because they think that officers won’t be able to see them,” […]

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Police setting up seat belt enforcement checkpoints

Police setting up seat belt enforcement checkpoints

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island Police are informing motorists that the annual “Click It or Ticket” Campaign for 2009 is on its way. Sergeant Kelly Ka’aumoana-Matsumoto, head of the Traffic Services Section, said roving patrols and seat belt enforcement checkpoints will be set up throughout the Big Island. The effort is part of a national and […]

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