Over 7K citations written during Click It Or Ticket

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) –Law enforcement agencies stopped more than 13,700 vehicles during the Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign from May 19 through June 2.

The report shows officers from nearly 160 local police departments, sheriff offices and Michigan State Police posts in 40 counties made more than 13,700 traffic stops and gave out 7,767 seat belt and child restraint citations during the campaign, according to a news release.

The officers also made 41 drug arrests, almost 30 alcohol-related arrests, 24 other felony arrests and more than 1,200 tickets were given for suspended licenses and uninsured drivers, the release said.

During one traffic stop in Ottawa County, a person was arrested for three felony warrants.

The project is part of Michigan’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan signed by Governor Rick Snyder in 2013 and was through federal high safety grants.


On the web:

List of enforcement results, visit Michigan.gov/ohsp

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