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Date: December 6, 2013

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Sam Santacroce, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226


Click It or Ticket Traffic Enforcement Results

The Lincoln (NE) Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit participated in a statewide "Click It or Ticket" enforcement effort from Monday, November 25, 2013 through Sunday, December 1, 2013. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle themselves, their passengers and children. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety provided funding for increased enforcement during this campaign.

The Lincoln Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit issued the following citations during the project:

Total Traffic Citations 666
Total Official Citations 408
Total Warning Citations 258
Seatbelt - Official Citations 69
Seatbelt - Warning Citations 33
Speeding - Official Citations 155
Speeding - Warning Citations 35
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 5
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 10
Stop Sign - Official Citations 18
Stop Sign - Warning Citations 4
No Insurance - Official Citations 46
No Insurance - Warning Citations 32
Registration Violation - Official Citations 46
Registration Violation - Warning Citations 35
Other Traffic Violation - Official Citations 48
Other Traffic Violation - Warning Citations 109
Suspended Drivers 13
Criminal Arrests/Citations 7
Warrant Arrests 2
Total Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 34

Seatbelt usage increased from an average of 69% at the start of the detail to 81% usage at the end of the detail.



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