Belt Up the Police are Watching

Belt Up the Police are Watching

From June 3rd to 9th, police officers from the Quebec City and Levis Police departments will participate in the sixth belt operation edition.

Seatbelt_QuebecMore than 245 operations are planned in the week in the Capital-Chaudière-Appalaches region to contribute to belt-wear increasing rate.
During the last Belt operation, in June 2012, 1 606 interventions were performed specifically for the security belts and 1 418 statements of offense were written by officers on the great territory covered.

Let’s recall that in the province, more than 30% of drivers and vehicles passengers that die in accidents were ot wearing their security belts, according to the SAAQ. If all drivers and passengers tied-up it would avoid approximately 50 deaths and 140 important injuries every year.
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