Incident:  Click it or Ticket Safety Belt Enforcement Blitz  

Location: Springfield / Eugene

Case Number: N / A

Date/Time Multiple Dates

Completed By: Tiffany Monroe                                           

Local Law Enforcement agencies will be working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during statewide traffic enforcement ‘blitzes’ during these dates:

2/4/19-2/17/19

5/13/19-6/2/19

8/19/19-9/1/19

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that in 2016 alone, 28 occupants of passenger vehicles were killed in crashes in Lane County.  With the assistance of funding from the USDOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Springfield Police Department will have additional officers on duty in an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities related to improperly restrained and unrestrained drivers.  Authorities would like to remind you to please drive safe and sober.  Contact the Springfield Police Department Traffic Team at 541-726-3714.