Date: May 17, 2019
Issued by: Lieutenant Jeremiah P. Marron Jr.
CT - With the Memorial Day
Weekend approaching, Connecticut’s law enforcement agencies intend to promote
safe driving and increase the protection of all motorists. From May 20, 2019 to June 2, 2019, law
enforcement officials will be out on Connecticut’s roads enforcing the State
Occupant Protection laws and issuing citations to those who are unbuckled.
this campaign, anyone found breaking this law will face fines between
$92.00 - $120.00.
to buckle up puts you and other vehicle passengers in a potentially deadly
situation. It’s also against the law - plain and simple. There’s never an
excuse to not wear your seat belt.
It or Ticket campaign combines increased awareness with increased
patrolling to reach as many Americans as possible with one key message: Wearing a seat belt is the single most
effective way to save your life and the lives of your loved ones.
- Proper seat belt use
reduces the risk of fatal injury to front seat passengers by 45 percent
and the risk of moderate to serious injury by 50 percent.
- Ejection from a vehicle is one of the most dangerous
events that can happen to a person in a crash. Wearing your seat belt is
the most effective way to prevent ejections.
REAL LIFE YOU DON’T GET A SECOND CHANCE.”
Buckle Up – Every Trip. Every Time!