JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Police departments all across the nation are launching the "Click It or Ticket" mobilization with Thanksgiving approaching and departments across Region 8 are no exception.
According to a release from the Jonesboro Police Department, the mobilization will begin on Monday, Nov. 21 and run through Sun., Nov. 27.
The initiative is designed to ensure that all travelers are wearing their seat belts. With Thanksgiving being one of the busiest traveling holidays, JPD says that opens up the possibility of more crashes.
Research also shows the state of Arkansas lags behind the nation in seat belt usage with just 72 percent of front seat occupants wearing their seat belt, compared to 86 percent nationally.
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