PECATONICA --The Illinois State Police (ISP) has released enforcement figures from the Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols which were conducted from April 9th through April 30th in District 16.
Safety belt citations 148
Child restraint citations 5
Total citations 197
Total warnings 24
Most motorists know safety belts save lives, but some ignore their safety and that of their families by neglecting to use safety belts and child restraint devices. These patrols reinforce the occupant protection message by targeting those who choose to ignore the law. Lives can be saved if people simply buckle up.