Occupant Protection: Seat Belt and Car Seat Use

Seat belt use is on the rise, but more than half of all motor vehicle fatalities involved an unrestrained occupant. The following is a collection of news, materials, media campaigns and enforcement efforts that states and regions have developed to address the issue of occupant protection.

NLELP March Webinar (II): Get Ready for the Click It or Ticket Mobilization

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on NLELP March Webinar (II): Get Ready for the Click It or Ticket Mobilization

The national Click It or Ticket mobilization enforcement period will run from May 22 to June 4, 2017. Law enforcement efforts “on the ground” are the key to making this […]

NHTSA Occupant Protection and Distracted Driving Update: October 2016

October 21st, 2016|Comments Off on NHTSA Occupant Protection and Distracted Driving Update: October 2016

The October 2016 issue of the NHTSA Occupant Protection and Distracted Driving Update is available. (Occupant Protection and Distracted Driving Update is posted with permission from

2016 Click It or Ticket Border-to-Border Mobilization Operational Plan

April 28th, 2016|Comments Off on 2016 Click It or Ticket Border-to-Border Mobilization Operational Plan

May 23, 2016

Background

Unbelted drivers and passenger vehicle occupants are a serious problem in our region and across the country. In 2014, of the 21,022 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed […]

NLELP March Webinar: 2016 National Click It Or Ticket Safety Belt Enforcement Campaign

March 16th, 2016|Comments Off on NLELP March Webinar: 2016 National Click It Or Ticket Safety Belt Enforcement Campaign

Law Enforcement is a KEY player in the annual High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) initiatives. NHTSA needs law enforcement’s help to make the 2016 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization an effective […]

NLELP April Webinar: 2015 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization Webinar for State & Regional LELs

April 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on NLELP April Webinar: 2015 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization Webinar for State & Regional LELs

Law Enforcement is a KEY player in the annual High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) initiatives. NHTSA needs law enforcement’s help to make the 2015 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization an effective […]

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CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities

October 1st, 2014|Comments Off on CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities

By Steven Cardarella

Recently, 15 state patrol and state police agencies participated with local and municipal law enforcement agencies on the CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities, during a high […]

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The Driving Dead – Episode 1

August 25th, 2014|Comments Off on The Driving Dead – Episode 1

This is the first in an online web series of PSA videos featuring character actor Michael Rooker (from The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy) for the Illinois Department […]

Countermeasures that Work

April 8th, 2014|Comments Off on Countermeasures that Work

A reference guide to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures for traffic safety problem areas. These areas include: Alcohol-Impaired and Drugged Driving; Seat Belts and […]