Police Seat Belt road check this morning in Hudson

Press Release

Buckle UP New York/ “Click it or Ticket” Campaign

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 the City of Hudson Police Department and the New York State Police participated together in the “Buckle up New York - Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign A traffic road check was conducted on South 3rd Street coming into the City today.

The “Click It or Ticket” detail is a statewide traffic enforcement effort involving numerous police agencies. All agencies that participate in this program receive additional funding through the Police Traffic Services (PTS) Program, administered by Governor Cuomo’s Traffic Safety Committee. The overall goal of the road checks is to reinforce the use of seat belts and car seats.

Please be advised, the 2019 Buckle UP New York Click It or Ticket detail will run for two-weeks; May 20, 2019 thru June 2, 2019. The Hudson Police Department will be actively participating in this effort during this period.

Campaigns like “Click it or Ticket” have saved the lives of numerous citizens over the years. The average seat belt compliance rate in 1983 was 14% throughout the United States. Today it is over 95%, with New York near the top.

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