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Date: June 3, 2014

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

"Click It or Ticket" Enforcement Summary

The Lincoln Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit participated in a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" enforcement effort from Monday, May 19, 2014, through Sunday, June 1, 2014. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle themselves, their passengers and children. Funding for this increased enforcement was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

The Lincoln Police Department's Traffic Unit issued the following citations during the project:

Total Traffic Citations 1,814
Total Official Citations 1,234
Total Warning Citations 580
Speeding - Official Citations 577
Speeding - Warning Citations 92
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 11
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 26
Stop Sign - Official Citations 35
Stop Sign - Warning Citations 6
Seatbelt - Official Citations 200
Seatbelt - Warning Citations 71
Registration Violations - Official Citations 151
Registration Violations - Warning Citations 133
No Insurance - Official Citations 127
No Insurance - Warning Citations 82
Other Traffic Violations - Official Citations 106
Other Traffic Violations - Warning Citations 170
Suspended Drivers 24
Criminal Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 3
Warrant Arrests 2
Total Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 27

Seatbelt usage increased from an average of 73% at the start of the detail to 77% usage at the end of the detail.

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