The Brentwood Police Department are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive seat belt mobilization to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt law violators and to reduce roadway fatalities.
Only 68 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of ten teens killed in traffic crashes are unbuckled. Under the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) law, teens are required to wear their seat belt as it’s a primary offense, meaning they can be pulled over solely for not wearing their seat belt.
Seat belt use is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.
Let’s be careful out there!