CPSO's "Click It or Ticket" campaign sends more officers on the - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

CPSO's "Click It or Ticket" campaign sends more officers on the road

(Source: CPSO.com) (Source: CPSO.com)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

Look out for increased officers on the road during the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office "Click It or Ticket" campaign. 

"Click It or Ticket" was created in an effort to save lives through awareness of increased seat belt use. The campaign is backed with grant funding from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. 

Nearly half of passengers, 48 percent, killed in crashes in 2016 were unrestrained, according to research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. From 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. that number soars to 56 percent. 

The 13-day campaign starts today and lasts through Jul. 3, 2018. CPSO will have increased checkpoints aimed at targeting people not wearing seatbelts. 

Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved. 

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Bishop urges prayer, penance and vigilance in response to crisis of sexual misconduct

    Bishop urges prayer, penance and vigilance in response to crisis of sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:32:53 GMT

    Roughly a week after officials in Pennsylvania uncovered the abuse of more than a thousand children by predator priests and a cover-up by the church, Pope Francis is publicly acknowledging the pain and betrayal... and asking for forgiveness. Writing in a letter to the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, the pope said quote.. "We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them." "We were not where we should have been, that we did not act in a timely manner, realizing...

    More >>

    Roughly a week after officials in Pennsylvania uncovered the abuse of more than a thousand children by predator priests and a cover-up by the church, Pope Francis is publicly acknowledging the pain and betrayal... and asking for forgiveness. Writing in a letter to the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, the pope said quote.. "We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them." "We were not where we should have been, that we did not act in a timely manner, realizing...

    More >>
  • BREAKING

    State police investigating fatal crash on La. 26 near Oberlin

    State police investigating fatal crash on La. 26 near Oberlin

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:27:31 GMT
    (Source: Louisiana State Police)(Source: Louisiana State Police)

    Louisiana State Police Troop D is currently investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles on La. 26, east of Oberlin, according to Sgt. James Anderson. Anderson said one person has died and another is seriously injured.  KPLC will have more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>

    Louisiana State Police Troop D is currently investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles on La. 26, east of Oberlin, according to Sgt. James Anderson. Anderson said one person has died and another is seriously injured.  KPLC will have more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>
  • Staying safe from the dangers of the heat

    Staying safe from the dangers of the heat

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:24:02 GMT
    Know the signs if heat illnessesKnow the signs if heat illnesses

    In the dog days of summer, it is certainly hot everyday. Usually around late July, August and early September the temperature is at its highest. Therefore, it is always important to remember heat safety.  Since 1998, 778 children have died from vehicular heatstroke. All of these could have been prevented. When ever a vehicle sits in hot temperatures, it will quickly heat up inside.

    More >>

    In the dog days of summer, it is certainly hot everyday. Usually around late July, August and early September the temperature is at its highest. Therefore, it is always important to remember heat safety.  Since 1998, 778 children have died from vehicular heatstroke. All of these could have been prevented. When ever a vehicle sits in hot temperatures, it will quickly heat up inside.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly