Hundreds cited so far in Del. seatbelt campaign

May 20, 2009 6:16:13 AM PDT
Delaware highway safety officials say officers from 30 law enforcement agencies in Delaware cited 905 people for not wearing seat belts during the first week of the "Click It or Ticket" campaign. The campaign to get people to wear seatbelts runs through Memorial Day.

Officials say 48 people were cited for not having children properly secured.

Police also made 204 arrests for speeding, seven for driving under the influence, 14 for drugs, two for underage drinking and captured 24 wanted people. Police also made two felony arrests and seized a deadly weapon.

The fine for not wearing a seat belt is $25 plus court fees.


Information from: The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal,

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