Memorial Day Click It Or Ticket It Enforcement Underway
Last updated 5/26/2021 at 11:43am
As the busy summer traveling season nears, state transportation officials are reminding people to wear their seat belts to reduce the risk of being seriously injured or killed.
More than 500 people who were not wearing seat belts or buckled into child safety seats died in vehicle crashes on North Carolina roadways last year.
“Seat belts and child safety seats save lives,” said Eric Boyette, secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT). “We know that not wearing a seat belt can be the worst decision you’ll ever make.”
Boyette spoke during a virtual news conference to...