5/9/2013 7:27:00 AM Cottonwood County to take part in Click it or Ticket
Motorists and passengers are reminded to buckle up this spring as extra Click It or Ticket seat belt patrols take to the roads statewide May 20 - June 2.
The Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office is among nearly 400 Minnesota agencies increasing patrols to encourage motorists to buckle up. In the last three years on Minnesota roads (2010-2012), there were 864 traffic deaths, of which 352 (41%) were not buckled up. Of those 352 killed, 41% were motorists ages 16-29, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.
For much more on this story, see the May 15 Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.