Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law! Enforcement Campaign
Arizona Occupant Protection Enforcement Program
May 19 through Sunday, June 1, 2014
Scottsdale, AZ – In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways
this month the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with Scottsdale Police and other local law
enforcement agencies to enforce Arizona’s seat belt and child safety seat laws.
has a secondary seat belt law,
the enforcement campaign is based upon high visibility traffic enforcement with
a “zero-tolerance” approach towards seat belt and child safety seat usage.
As part of a the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies across
the state will be stepping up traffic enforcement patrols and increasing other
enforcement efforts to drive home the message: Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law!
widespread efforts to educate drivers about the importance of wearing seat
belts, motor vehicles collisions continue to be the leading cause of death and
serious injuries to the citizens of our state. The enforcement mobilization will run from May 19, 2014 through June 1, 2014.
Regular seat belt use is the single most effective way
to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. When worn
correctly, seat belts have proven to reduce serious crash-related injuries and
deaths by about 50%.
Funding was provided by the Governor’s Office of
ARIZONA….IT’S THE LAW
Sgt. Jim Dear, Traffic Enforcement Section Supervisor
480-312-2832 or email@example.com