LPD releases 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement results

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Lincoln Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit joined in a nationwide “Click It or Ticket” enforcement effort, which began Wednesday, November 21, and ran through Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle up themselves, their passengers, and children. An observational survey was done of the seat belt usage within the city both before and after the enforcement period.

There was an increase in observed seat belt usage from 73% to 77%.

Funding was provided by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

The Lincoln Police Department Traffic Unit issued the following citations during the enforcement project:
Speeding, official citations - 72
Speeding, warning citations - 36
Traffic Signal, warning citations - 3
Stop Sign, official citations - 10
Stop Sign, warning citations - 4
Seat belt Violation, official citations - 12
Seat belt Violation, warning citations - 10
Child Seat belt Violation, official citations - 1
No Insurance, official citations - 14
No Insurance, warning citations - 24
No Valid Registration, official citations - 21
No Valid Registration, warning citations - 12
Other Traffic Violations, official citations - 10
Other Traffic Violations, warning citations - 64
Driving Under Suspension - 2
Narcotics Related Arrests - 1
Warrant Arrests - 3

Total Official Traffic Citations - 142
Total Warning Traffic Citations - 152