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CDOT gets personal to encourage seat belt use

Nurses are busy enough, says new campaign


Last updated 8/5/2020 at 12:09pm

This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) launched a new public awareness campaign to draw attention to the importance of buckling up in the state.

Between 2015 and 2019 there were 108 unbuckled deaths in traffic crashes in El Paso County. This is the second-highest number in Colorado behind Weld County, which had 117 unbuckled deaths.

Throughout the month of August, CDOT's "Reasons" campaign will remind drivers and passengers about the wide variety of personal reasons people may have for buckling up. Healthcare providers and first responders helped kick off the campaign w...

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