New Seatbelt Enforcement Campaign Kicks Off Today

Bill Sencio
November 19, 2018 - 12:04 pm

HARTFORD, Conn (WTIC) - Today marks the beginning of the latest installment of the Click It Or Ticket seat belt enforcement crackdown. 

Joe Cristalli at the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office says dozens of police departments across the state are conducting roving patrols and checkpoints from now through next Monday. 

Over 35 police departments and state police will be participating in the ffort across the state.

According to Cristalli, Connecticut's seat belt usage rate has slipped a bit, from 90% percent last May to aboput 89.7%.

The fine for not buckling up starts at ninety-two dollars.