Child Restraint Enforcement Results

September 24, 2011

Hallsville Police Department: Releases Results of Child Restraint Checks Campaign Reminds Motorists to Boost and Buckle Kids Under 8

The Hallsville Police Department participated in the Child Passenger Safey Week Law Enforcement Campaign conducted September 18-24, 2011.  During the enforcement effort, officers issued a total of 17 traffic tickets including: 8 safety belt violation; 6 speeding violations; 1 driving while suspended; 2 uninsured motorists.

Missouri law requires all children under the age of eight to be in an appropriate child safety seat or booster seat unless they are 80 lbs or 4’9’’ tall.

Funding for this effort was provided through a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traffic & Highway Safety Division in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Missouri Safety Center.

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