"Click It or Ticket" takes effect

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

Starting Monday, May 19, officers will be out in full force looking for those who are not wearing seatbelts.

Texas law requires everyone in the vehicle to wear their seatbelt.

LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - There are no excuses when you are heading to work or taking your kids to school. Buckle up or pay the consequences.

That's the message from TxDOT and law enforcement agencies.

Starting Monday, May 19, officers will be out in full force looking for those who are not wearing seatbelts.

Texas law requires everyone in the vehicle to wear their seatbelt.

According to recent data, wearing the seatbelt increases your chances of surviving a serious accident be 45 percent.

The "Click It or Ticket" campaign will last until June 1.


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