NEWS RELEASE – IDOT Memorial Day Post Campaign Results
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Contact: Captain Jesse Phillips
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
The Shiloh Police Department announces “Click It or Ticket” campaign numbers
Shiloh, IL — The Shiloh Police Department today announced it issued 41 citations during the recent Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period.
Through the Memorial Day enforcement campaign, we helped make Illinois roads safer and spread the word that seat belts save lives. While Illinois’ 2020 seat belt compliance rate was 94.6%, unbelted occupants still account for over half of those killed in traffic crashes. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign aims to change the behavior of the millions of people who don’t buckle up. Thousands of lives could be saved each year if every vehicle occupant was properly restrained when traveling.
During the enforcement period, the Shiloh Police Department wrote 24 citations for seat belt violations and took the following additional actions:
The Illinois “Click It or Ticket” campaign is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal highway safety funds.