Amarillo Police have introduced the outcomes of the 2021 Click on It or Ticket marketing campaign within the metropolis.
Based on APD, the marketing campaign, which ran from Might 24 via June 26, noticed 219 seatbelt citations issued, 14 little one restraint citations issued, 92 dashing citations, 15 distracted driving citations, and 238 warnings or citations issued for different violations. Grant-funded officers additionally made six municipal misdemeanor degree arrests, two county court docket cost degree arrests, and two felony cost degree arrests, serving a complete of 21 warrants throughout the course of the arrests.
Officers say that seatbelt and little one restraint enforcement will stay strict in Amarillo, regardless of the marketing campaign coming to a detailed, noting that APD at present has a complete site visitors grant from the Texas Division of Transportation. This grant funds further officers to deal with DWI, dashing, seatbelt, and little one restraint legal guidelines all year long.