Unifying Alabama's Traffic Safety Efforts
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Click It or Ticket

The Alabama Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state have long understood the relationship between death and a failure to buckle up. While they are persistent in their enforcement of state seatbelt laws, there are also some efforts that are made periodically as special reminders to the citizenry of the importance of one of their most effective traffic safety efforts.

Click It or Ticket (CIOT) is predominant among these efforts. In it, Alabama cooperates with a National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) effort that is generally run each year during the months of May and June. CIOT is a high-visibility, massive enforcement effort to detect violators of Alabama's seat belt laws.

For more information, visit www.caps.ua.edu/outreach_ciot.
Click It or Ticket Conducted in Alabama
An enforcement exercise was conducted over a two-week period.
  • 224 check points were conducted
  • 3,885 seat belt citations were given
  • 21,191 total citations, arrests, and warnings were issued

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Center for Advanced Public Safety
The use of proper restraint systems for each individual passenger in a motor vehicle has been found to be one of the most effective countermeasures to combat fatal injuries. All studies on the subject demonstrate that passengers who are properly restrained have a probability of fatality that is only a fraction of that attributed to those who are not buckled up. Recent studies in Alabama have demonstrated that those restrained have several times the survival rate of those who are not READ MORE