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November 30, 2011
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 participated in a statewide "Click it or Ticket" enforcement effort from Monday, November 21, through Sunday, November 27, 2011. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle up themselves, their passengers and children. Funding for this project was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

In conjunction with the project, a count of seat belt use was conducted at seven high volume intersections throughout the city both prior to and after the detail. The count reflected an estimated 5.76% increase in seat belt use after the detail was completed.

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

Total Traffic Citations 867
Official Traffic Citations596
Warning Traffic Citations271
Speeding - Official Citations 325
Speeding - Warning Citations 82
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 3
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 2
Stop Sign - Official Citations 9
Seatbelt - Official Citations 116
Seatbelt- Warning Citations 31
Registration Violations - Official Citations 50
Registration Violations - Warning Citations 18
No Insurance - Official Citations 42
No Insurance - Warning Citations 39
Other Traffic Violations - Official Citations 37
Other Traffic Violations - Warning Citations 97
Suspended Drivers 10
Criminal Offenses 3
Warrant Arrests 1
Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 14

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