(Ripley County, Ind.) - Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies were busy during the recent "Click It or Ticket" seatbelt enforcement campaign.
The sheriff’s department handed out 82 citations during the Memorial Day holiday period May 20 through June 5. There were 93 citations for offenses like speeding and license violations.
Deputies did not find any child restraint violations, indicating that more and more Ripley County citizens are conscientious of the child restraint laws and the safety of their children.
The deputies worked about 40 hours of overtime focusing primarily on occupant safety using grant money from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute’s Traffic Safety division.