Naperville Police Department concluded stepped-up enforcement of seat belt laws on May 26 as part of the 2014 national Click It or Ticket mobilization.
After a 9-day police mobilization, the seat belt enforcement campaign in Naperville came to an end. Police issued the following tickets and made the following arrests during the mobilizations:
- 24 seat belt tickets were issued
- 14 DUI arrests
- 2 drug arrests
- 26 Texting / Cell Phone citations
- 82 Speeding citations
- 45 citations for miscellaneous violations
As part of the national Click It or Ticket mobilization, The Naperville Police Department teamed up with law enforcement agencies from across the country to ticket motorists not wearing their seat belts.
The high-visibility enforcement campaign was timed to begin with increased travel for the Memorial Day weekend.
According to new data released from the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), fatalities are up nationwide for the first time in 5 years.