News releases are automatically archived after 90 days. The website archive includes news releases from 2014 through the present. Older news releases can be found here.
Click It or Ticket: Make Seat Belt Use a Daily Habit
“It is heartbreaking to respond to the scene of a crash to find that someone has succumbed to their injuries due to not wearing their seatbelt. The Click It or Ticket National Campaign is meant to bring awareness to this deadly issue that affects hundreds of drivers, passengers and their families here in the Commonwealth every year. The simple practice of fastening your seatbelt could be the deciding factor to making it to your destination alive. Please take it seriously and ‘Buckle Up!’” said Leesburg Police Chief Gregory Brown.
Please help us spread this life-saving message before one more friend or family member is killed as a result of this senseless inaction. Seat belts save lives and everyone – front seat and back seat, child and adult – needs to remember to buckle up, every trip, every time.
For more information on the Click It or Ticket, please visit www.nhtsa.gov/ciot.
For more information, Contact:
Officer Sam Shenouda
Public Information Officer
Office: (703) 771-4538