News release from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office:
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office conducted its Click itor Ticket campaign May 20- June 2. Beloware the results:
Hours worked: 129
Number of traffic stops: 294
Seatbelt Citations issued (by age group):
Other Citations issued: 20
About the program:
The Click it or Ticket project is funded by a KansasDepartment of Transportation (KDOT) grant. The grant funds overtime costs for deputies who volunteer to work Clickit or Ticket. The project goal isto raise seatbelt usage, reduce traffic fatalities, and raise the childrestraint rate in the State of Kansas.
All citations issued for seatbelt violations during this timewere cited for the fine only. Finesrange from $10-$60, depending on the violation. There were no court costs applied to the tickets. Court costs are currently $98.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is especially pleasedwith the numbers in the 14-17 year old range. This year and last year combined; ZERO (0) tickets have been issued toyoung drivers or passengers during the Click it or Ticket campaign.
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