Expanded enforcement could mean more unbuckled motorists find themselves on the receiving end of a $65 penalty. Starting today, law enforcement agencies across the state are stepping up seat belt enforcement for the annual Click It or Ticket campaign that seeks to reduce traffic deaths and injuries by increasing belt use.
The Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan hosted its Early Birds Traffic Safety Seminar at the Suburban Collection Showplace on November 8, 2013. Speakers included: Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, Director of the Michigan State Police; Greg Johnson, Chief Operations Officer of the Michigan Department of Transportation; and, Dave Morena, Highway Safety Specialist at the Federal Highway Administration.
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented five Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Awards today at an awards luncheon. The “Remembering Ally: Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign,” which was created in Michigan and kicked off at a press conference in Macomb County on March 6, 2012, received an award. The campaign was named in honor of Ally Zimmerman.