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Date:
June 11, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Sam Santacroce, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226

"Click It or Ticket" Traffic Enforcement Results

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) Traffic Enforcement Unit recently concluded its involvement in the nationwide "Click it or Ticket" enforcement effort. Officers conducted enforcement throughout the City from Monday, May 21, 2012 through Sunday, June 3, 2012, concentrating on areas with high injury accident rates. Special emphasis was placed on child restraint violations and drivers not wearing seatbelts.

During the detail, seatbelt usage increased from an average of 69.8% at the start to 77% usage at its conclusion. Funding for the increased enforcement was provided by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

LPD issued the following citations during the enforcement project:

Total Warning Traffic Citations 737
Total Official Traffic Citations 1,484
Total Traffic Citations 2,221
Speeding - Official 662
Speeding - Warning 157
Traffic Signal - Official 8
Traffic Signal - Warning 11
Seatbelt - Official 287
Seatbelt- Warning 103
Registration Violations - Official 226
Registration Violations - Warning 116
No Insurance - Official 118
No Insurance - Warning 83
Other Traffic Violations - Official 246
Other Traffic Violations - Warning 83
Suspended Drivers 29
Criminal Misdemeanor 6
Total Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 35
Warrant Arrests 4



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