705 unbuckled motorists caught by police in March
April 16, 2014
More than 700 motorists were ticketed last month during March’s traffic safety spotlight focusing on seatbelt and car seat use in the province.
Police were on the lookout for people not wearing a seatbelt, wearing one improperly or not having their children properly restrained in the vehicle. In total, law enforcement issued 705 seatbelt violations during the month, including:
- 646 tickets for driver failing to wear a seatbelt
- 43 tickets for passenger failing to wear a seatbelt
- 16 tickets for driver/passenger under 16 failing to wear a seatbelt
Motorists are reminded that mandatory booster seats for children under the age of seven will take effect June 27, 2014. More information can be found on our traffic safety changes page.
Manager of Media Relations
Saskatchewan Government Insurance