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RCMP looking for seatbelt violations this month

RCMP and their partners will be keeping an eye out for those who fail to buckle up this month, March’s focus under the province’s Traffic Safety Calendar.

Police say although statistics show the majority of drivers are wearing seatbelts, some drivers either avoid compliance altogether or are inconsistent in their use of occupant restraints. […]

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Buckle up in March or pay the consequences

Motorists who like to drive around town unencumbered by seat belts would be wise to buckle up, particularly this month.

March has been designated Occupant Restrain Month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan. Each month RCMP, Sheriffs, and their enforcement partners target a different aspect of traffic safety to educate the public. […]

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Morinville News

Province urging Albertans to buckle up

by Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – The Government of Alberta is asking Albertans to join the 95 per cent of people already wearing seatbelts. The province has seen a 26 per cent increase over the past 15 years, rising from 60 per cent compliance in 1999 to 95 per cent currently. It is a trend the government wants to see continue… […]