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Click It or Ticket

Click It or Ticket is a high visibility enforcement program designed to raise safety belt usage and save people from death and serious injury on the streets and highways.

The program will use educational radio messages recorded personally by chiefs and sheriffs, along with stepped-up enforcement, to send a strong message that safety belts save lives.

The Click It or Ticket campaign is currently used in 18 other states and the District of Columbia. In other Click It or Ticket campaigns, the occupant restraint usage rate increased by more than 10 percent, meaning that thousands of previously unbuckled drivers and passengers began using safety belts and child safety seats.

The campaign consists of strict enforcement, strong educational messages in the form of ads on most radio stations in the area, and numerous public appearances by officers on behalf of the program.

Virginia's statewide safety belt compliance rate is currently 85.4%


2020 Mobilization

National Click It or Ticket Mobilization
 November 16-29, 2020
(Paid Media begins Nov. 9)

All highway safety partners are encouraged to educate our community on the importance of seat belt use.  All law enforcement agencies having any highway safety grants are required to participate.  Pre and Post Surveys are also required for the November campaign. Please enter pre and post surveys, as well as enforcement activity data into TREDs. As a reminder, you must enter both surveys in order to enter enforcement data.  Also when conducting the surveys, it would be very helpful to conduct pre surveys in multiple locations and average the results before making one entry.  Then do the same locations for the post survey and average those results.   

2020 "Click It or Ticket"
National Mobilization Planner
(NHTSA)

 


 

 

 

State Safety Belt Usage Rate (2019):

85.4%

2018 Rate: 84.1%

Send us your Click It or Ticket photos!

Email us your photos and we'll put them online and maybe in the SS&S Calendar or Newsletter! Here's how to do it:

  1. Compose an email message to vachiefs@email.smugmug.com with the subject "vacp-sss" (DON'T include the quotes, and DON'T include any other characters).
  2. In the body, write a short, one-line description, such as "Harrisonburg CIOT" or "Warren Co. CPS class" or "Salem PD Checkpoint".
  3. Attach your full-size photos — DON'T size them down for email.
  4. Click SEND.

That's it!!

Click It or Ticket Photos