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LPD Partners with KDOT Traffic Safety onSchool Zone Seatbelt Enforcement

KSCB News - February 24, 2016 10:11 am

The Kansas Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Section is partnering with local law enforcement agencies across Kansas to promote the High School Enforcement. Beginning February 29 thru March 13, the Liberal Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years. In 2015, 13 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 40% of those teens were NOT PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

In an effort to change this trend, law enforcement across the tristate area will be extra-vigilant when patrolling around schools. For more than thirty years, officers have educated and warned passengers and drivers regarding the importance of using restraints while in their vehicle.

There should be no surprises when it comes to this enforcement effort. Officers will issue citations to any individual who refuses to obey the traffic laws, whether it is for speeding, texting or failing to buckle up.

 

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