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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Releases Youth Seat Belt Enforcement Results Teens Reminded to Buckle Up and Arrive Alive
Lincoln County, Missouri – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office participated in the
statewide youth seat belt mobilization conducted March 15-31. During the enforcement effort, officers conducted a total of 40 traffic stops and issued 9 seat belt tickets.
“Seat belts are your single best defense in a crash,” stated Sheriff John Cottle. “Law enforcement will continue to encourage drivers to make a simple, smart choice to buckle up and Arrive Alive.”
Despite evidence proving the benefits of wearing a seat belt, 33 percent of teens
do not buckle up. Eight out of ten Missouri teens killed in traffic crashes are unbuckled.
Buckle Up and Arrive Alive.
For information on Missouri seatbelt usage, visit www.saveMOlives.com.