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News Release
Seatbelt Enforcement Blitz Statistics - 06/06/19

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - Between May 20 and June 2, 2019, Douglas County Sheriff Deputies worked 30 hours of overtime for a high visibility seatbelt blitz with funding provided by ODOT. The emphasis area for this blitz is night time/daytime belts, and minors in open pickup beds.

We also participated in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) kickoff event, Border to Border (B2B), which is a one day national seat-belt awareness event coordinated by participating State highway safety offices and their respective law enforcement liaisons. The B2B event took place on May 20th and served as a kickoff to the Click it or ticket mobilization.

58 total citations and 48 warnings

During this blitz, Deputies issued the following citations:

  •  7 citations for speeding
  • 3 driving while suspended citations
  • 1 DUII arrest
  • 10 seatbelt citations
  • 3 arrests
  • 6 equipment citations
  • 28 “other” citations
  • Deputies issued the following warnings:
  • 8 warnings for speed
  • 7 warnings for seatbelt
  • 1 warning for child restraint
  • 1 warning for distracted driving
  • 32 “other” warnings

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