Georgia Highway Safety

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Highway safety authorities in Georgia are making
a push to get motorists to buckle up in hopes of reducing the
number of fatalities over the Thanksgiving travel period.

Starting Monday concentrated patrols will check for seat belt
violators on interstates during the day and seat belt road checks
will try to catch seat belt violators on state and county roads at

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is launching its
traditional Click It or Ticket effort at the same time as its Rural
Roads seat belt crackdown this year.

During a 102-hour period over Thanksgiving last year, 102 people
died and another 1,457 were injured on Georgia roads.

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