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County has 22 unbuckled fatalities this year to date


Last updated 11/17/2020 at 3:45pm

Area law enforcement agencies have started a two-week effort to crack down on seat belt use. In El Paso County, officials are particularly concerned about the issue – having had 22 unbuckled fatalities so far this year.

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and 29 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state began the current Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement period on Monday; it will continue through Nov. 29.

El Paso County’s total of 22 unbuckled fatalities includes incidents from Jan. 1-Nov. 1, accounting for roughly 66 perce...

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