The hallmarks of the national Click It or Ticket crackdown are ramped-up enforcement, meaning zero tolerance for unbuckled vehicle occupants and effective communication to all road users about the importance of safety belts.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state arrived at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando for the annual Florida Law Enforcement Challenge awards ceremony hosted by FDOT.
Law enforcement agencies in north Florida, Alabama and Georgia met at state borders and committed to work together over the Labor Day weekend to encourage safe driving across the nation.
To recognize the accomplishments of Florida Agencies in traffic safety initiatives, the Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL) Program, funded through FDOT, annually holds the Law Enforcement Challenge Awards Ceremony.
FDOT teamed up with Florida Highway Patrol and other partners to educate the public and promote safety belt usage in May.