CSP Focuses Click it or Ticket Campaign on Drivers, Passengers After Dark

Jul 23rd @ 12:50 pm in News by Scott Staley

CSP

(Montrose, CO)

The Colorado State Patrol will be out in full force beginning tonight through this weekend keeping a watchful eye out for motorists and their passengers not properly wearing a seatbelt.  CSP Public Relations Officer Emily Wilfong says that statistics show nighttime passenger vehicle occupants are least likely to buckle up and most likely to die in crashes when unrestrained. In 2012, there 83 drivers and passengers killed in crashes between the hours of 6 p.m. and 5:59 a.m. who weren’t wearing their seat belts compared to 76 people in the daytime.

Wilfong adds that last year during the nighttime Click It or Ticket enforcement period, 1858 seat belt violations were issued.