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Tyngsborough Police Department Launches Statewide High-Visibility Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization

Massachusetts is Serious about Saving Lives through Seat Belt Use

In our continuing  effort to save lives, the Tyngsborough Police department, in partnership with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) Highway Safety Division (HSD), the State Police and over 120 other local departments, is launching a high-visibility seat belt enforcement mobilization called Click It or Ticket.  The message is simple: Massachusetts drivers and passengers should always wear their seat belts or be prepared to face the consequences.

During the “Click It or Ticket” mobilization, which runs from May 14th through June 3rd, thousands of extra state and local police will patrol the state’s streets and highways in a concerted effort to promote and enforce seat belt use with the ultimate goal of saving lives.

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), based on known usage, 49 percent of the people killed in passenger motor vehicle crashes in Massachusetts during 2010 were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

Seat belt use can be the difference between life and death and it is the best defense in a crash.  On behalf of the members of the Tyngsborough Police Department please remember to Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time.

For more information, please visit www.mass.gov/highwaysafety.

 

Released by;  Lt. Richard Howe