seat belts

Click It Or Ticket Begins Next Week

Seatbelt usage is down 4 percent since 2009. Every percentage point counts as 10 traffic deaths.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2014

State Says Tickets Up During 4-Day Seat Belt Blitz

Authorities say 8,701 tickets were written during a recent four-day crackdown on seat belt use, a six percent increase over a similar effort a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Chrysler To Recall 630,000 Jeep SUVs Worldwide

Just two days after refusing a government request to recall 2.7 million older-model Jeeps, Chrysler has decided to do two other recalls totaling 630,000 vehicles worldwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

Police Hope To Push Up Seat Belt Compliance

Law enforcement officers are hoping their annual campaign to ticket seat belt scofflaws will push up Michigan’s compliance rate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2012

Latest ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Campaign Kicks Off

The latest Click it or Ticket campaign kicks off Monday, where police will be ticketing you if they catch you not buckled up to increase seat belt use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012


New Proactive Policing Strategy Targets Teens

Macomb County will be a test site for a new method of preventing crime and traffic crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/29/2012

State Police Step Up Seat Belt Enforcement For Holiday Travelers

This Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Michigan State Police troopers will be patrolling roads as part of the nationwide Operation C.A.R.E. traffic safety initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Led To 9,000 Tickets

Police say a statewide seat belt enforcement campaign that included the Memorial Day holiday resulted in more than 9,000 tickets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Photo courtesy TRW

TRW Tech Combines Active Seat Belt, Automatic Emergency Braking

Livonia-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. Wednesday unveiled a new intelligent safety system that combines TRW’s Automatic Emergency Braking system with its Active Control Retractor seat belt technology to reinforce driver warning; improve occupant position in relation to the vehicle’s airbag restraint system; and provide automatic braking support.


Highway Deaths Fall To Lowest Level Since 1950

The number of people dying on the nation’s roads has fallen to its lowest level in six decades, helped by a combination of seat belts, safer cars and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws.