Tag: Safety Belts

  • April 1st, 2018

The national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign may be the most recognizable traffic safety effort. Each year, around Memorial Day, law enforcement agencies across the country increase patrols as a reminder to drivers to buckle up. In Alabama, ADECA’s Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division administers grant funding that helps law enforcement officers, deputies […]

  • November 13th, 2017

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that safety belt usage by commercial truck and bus drivers rose to a new record level of 86 percent in 2016, compared to just 65 percent usage in 2007, according to the results of a national survey. “Buckling up your safety belt, […]

  • April 17th, 2017

A special traffic enforcement program called “Click It or Ticket” (CIOT) is conducted between April and June each year in Alabama. Multiple agencies and organizations participated in this effort, under the leadership of the Office of Highway Safety in the Law Enforcement/Traffic Safety (LETS) Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). […]

  • February 27th, 2014

Over 30,000 people are killed in motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States. In 2013, crash deaths resulted in $44 billion in medical and work loss costs in addition to the immeasurable burden on the victims’ families and friends. These fact sheets highlight the cost of deaths from motor vehicle crashes and show […]