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Clallam ‘Click It or Ticket’ results announced
Between May 19-June 1 extra law enforcement patrolled Clallam County roads looking for unbuckled drivers and passengers, and cell phone texting and talking.
During these patrols, 40 seatbelt infractions were written and last year, in Clallam County, during this same time period, officers on extra patrols wrote two seat belt infractions.
In addition, one felony arrest and one misdemeanor warrant arrest, 21 speeding violations, four child passenger safety infractions as well as five uninsured motorists and three suspended and non-valid license violations were issued this year.
Last year, during the same time period, officers on extra patrols statewide issued 2,963 seat belt violations among the 11,666 motorists who were stopped and 1,897 cell phone and texting violations were written.
In Clallam County, the Sequim Police Department as well as the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington State Patrol worked the extra patrols, with the support of the Clallam County DUI Target Zero Task Force and a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
These and all extra patrols are part of Target Zero — striving to end traffic deaths and serious injuries in Washington by 2030. For more information, visit www.targetzero.com. Additional information on the Washington Traffic Safety Commission can be found on the website, www.wtsc.wa.gov.