The North Platte police will work overtime patrolling the streets in a seatbelt enforcement campaign from May 20-June 2.

The high visibility traffic enforcement campaign is called “And Then It Clicked.” It will focus on all Nebraska traffic laws, with an emphasis on seatbelt usage. 

The Nebraska seat belt usage rate in 2023 was 77.3%. On May 6, a survey conducted by the North Platte police showed 63% of motorists were using their seatbelts.

In 2022, 11,302 unrestrained people were killed in car crashes, equating to one fatality every 47 minutes. 

The North Platte Police Department reminds drivers that one simple click could save their life.

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