19,000 Cited in 6-State Seat Belt Project

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- State Police in the tri-state just wrapped up a seat-belt enforcement sweep, cited thousands of drivers.

West Virginia State Police, Kentucky State Police and the Ohio Highway Patrol all took part in the initiative that ran May 19th-26th.

During that time, the agencies cited 19,610 for not wearing seat belts. They also gave out 54 citations for child safety seat violations.

Seat Belt: 9,029 citations
Child Safety: 182 citations

Seat Belt: 2,815 citations
Child Safety: 146 citations

West Virginia
Seat Belt: 1,851 citations
Child Safety: 54 citations

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