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Date:
June 7, 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 nationwide "Click It or Ticket" enforcement effort from Monday, May 20, 2013 through Sunday, June 2, 2013. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle up themselves, their passengers and children. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety provided funding for increased enforcement during this campaign.

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

Total Traffic Citations 1,453
Total Official Traffic Citations 906
Total Warning Traffic Citations 547
Seatbelt - Official Citations 155
Seatbelt - Warning Citations 66
Speeding - Official Citations 346
Speeding - Warning Citations 91
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 8
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 8
Stop Sign - Official Citations 9
Stop Sign - Warning Citations 4
No Insurance - Official Citations 92
No Insurance - Warning Citations 66
Registration Violation - Official Citations 162
Registration Violation - Warning Citations 99
Other Traffic Violation - Official Citations 100
Other Traffic Violation - Warning Citations 213
Suspended Drivers 21
Criminal Offenses 13
Warrant Arrests 10
Total Misdemeanor Arrests/Citations 34

Seatbelt usage increased from an average of 72% at the start of the detail to 76% usage at the end of the detail.



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