CDOT’s largest seat belt enforcement periods begins

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Click it or Ticket(Source: MGN)
Published: May. 15, 2023 at 7:06 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - On Monday Colorado Department of Transportation starts its May Mobilization seat belt enforcement period as part of the click it or ticket campaign.

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According to CDOT, Colorado’s seat belt use rate is 87 percent, below the national average of 91.6 percent. Last year, 2,755 drivers across the state were issued seat belt citations during “Click It or Ticket” enforcement periods. Fines for not using a seat belt start at $65, and parents and caregivers caught with an unbuckled child can receive a minimum fine of $82.