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Date:
December 2, 2010
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Sergeant Sam Santacroce, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587

"Click It or Ticket" Enforcement Results

The Lincoln Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit joined in a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" enforcement effort from Monday, November 22, 2010 through Sunday, November 28, 2010. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle themselves, their passengers and children. Funding for this project was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

The Lincoln Police Department issued the following citations during the enforcement project:

Total Official Traffic Citations 516
Total Warning Traffic Citations 163
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 1
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 1
Stop Sign - Official Citations 1
Seat Belt Violations - Official Citations 87
Seat Belt Violations - Warning Citations 18
Registration Violations - Official Citations 43
Registration Violations - Warning Citations 30
No Insurance - Official Citations 44
No Insurance - Warning Citations 24
Other Traffic Violations - Official Citations 21
Other Traffic Violations - Warning Citations 52
Suspended Drivers 11
Criminal Arrests/Citations 1
Warrant Arrests 1
Total Misdemeamor Arrests/Citations 12
Total Traffic Citations 679

A count of seat belt use was conducted at five high volume intersections throughout the city both before and after the detail. The count reflected an estimated 4% increase in seat belt use after the detail was complete.




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