"Click it or Ticket" campaign set to begin
BATON ROUGE- Beginning Monday May 19, Officers from law enforcement agencies throughout Louisiana will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists.
It's all part of the "Click it or Ticket" campaign, to increase seat belt use and help save lives.
Louisiana's seat belt use increased to 82.5 percent of drivers and front-seat passengers in 2013, but continues to lag behind the nationwide average.
The two-week campaign includes Memorial Day, traditionally among the worse holidays for traffic deaths in Louisiana.
The campaign ends June 1.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Child killed in crash on west side, driver charged
Vehicle burglaries on the rise in Ascension Parish
La, Miss abortion laws similar to overturned Texas law
Paramedic describes chaotic scene after getting hit by alleged drunk driver
Blessings on the Bayou lends helping hand to Labadieville homeowners