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News Release
Safety Belt
Safety Belt
Deputies Continue Click It or Ticket Campaign (Photo) - 02/13/18

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is continuing it's participation in the national "Click it or Ticket" campaign.

The enforcement campaign began on February 5th and continues through February 18th. Deputies are specifically working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during this course of the campaign. In addition, deputies are watching for violations of using a cell phone while driving and speed.

Funding for this event is provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation - Traffic Safety Administration.

In 2015, the use of safety belts in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 13,941 lives of occupants ages 5 and older. The purpose of the Click It or Ticket campaign is to to increase safety, education, strong laws and law enforcement officers saving lives.

The base fine for a safety belt or child car seat violation in Oregon is $115.00.

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