Click it or Ticket in Byron, police are participating in the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety campagin

BYRON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Motorist should be prepared to buckle up while traveling during the holiday season.

Byron Police Department is among the many law enforcement agencies participating in the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) “Click it or Ticket, of Operation Safe holidays” campaign.
        Byron Police officers patrolling Highway 49, in the city Friday, handed out three seat belt violation citations within two hours.
        Lt. Bryan Hunter is the Coordinator of the Middle Georgia area for GOHS.
        “During the holiday periods we step up our enforcement to save lives,” said Lt. Hunter. “That’s the name of the game. We’re not out here to generate revenue. Save life and property that’s what we’re here to do.”
        A seat belt violation fine in Byron is $15 for an adult. If you are caught driving with children not in a car seat, booster seat or seat belt the fine is $50.
        The last auto fatality in Byron was three years ago, according to Hunter.
he says that’s because the police heavily enforce traffic laws.
“Operation Safe holidays” campaign will be enforced nationwide beginning Nov. 20 -Dec. 31.

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