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"Click It or Ticket" enforcement campaign being held in Arizona

Woman sitting in car and putting on her seat belt
Posted at 1:37 PM, May 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 16:37:25-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — You might see more law enforcement on the streets during these next few weeks.

May 23 through June 5, 2022, marks the National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization.

Officers say in the effort to save more lives on Arizona's roadways, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is teaming up with the Tucson Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to enforce seat belt and child safety seat laws.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, 93 people who have died since January 1, 2020 were not wearing seat belts.

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Corey Salmon is a real-time editor and associate producer for KGUN 9. He was born in New York but has lived in Tucson for over 10 years. Share your story ideas and important issues with Corey by emailing corey.salmon@kgun9.com or by connecting on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.