FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN STARTS MAY 16
May 9, 2022
According to the 2018 Defiance County Community Health Assessment, 86% of youth drivers wear seatbelts. Defiance County Safe Communities Coalition is partnering with AAA Defiance to host the Click It or Ticket kick-off event and Coffee with a Cop, Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 9 a.m. at the AAA office in Defiance. Coalition partners including local law enforcement will be at AAA in Defiance to discuss the national seat belt campaign to increase awareness about seat belt use in Defiance County. The annual campaign is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Click It or Ticket high visibility enforcement effort that runs from May 16 to June 5, 2022. This campaign is aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep families safe, the national seat belt campaign runs concurrent with the busy Memorial Day holiday travel season. Seat belts save lives, and everyone – front seat and back, child and adult – needs to remember to buckle up – every trip, every time.
For more information on the Click It or Ticket mobilization, please visit www.nhtsa.gov/ciot.