Police/Fire, Traffic

2022 ‘Click It or Ticket’ seat belt enforcement initiative begins May 23

WASHINGTON, DC—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the launch of the annual Click It or Ticket national seat belt enforcement mobilization with the goal of reminding drivers that seat belts save lives. Special enforcement efforts will take place May 23 – June 5, during which state and local law enforcement agencies across the country will be issuing tickets …


Police/Fire, Traffic

NHTSA releases 2020 crash data, reports highest number of fatalities since 2007

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its 2020 annual traffic crash data, showing that 38,824 lives were lost in traffic crashes nationwide. That number marks the highest number of fatalities since 2007. The estimated number of police-reported crashes in 2020 decreased by 22% as compared to 2019, and the estimated number of people injured …