Winner of the Battle of the Belts Announced - SLIDESHOW

May 29, 2012 by Julie Montanaro

Maclay School has been named the winner of the 2012 Battle of the Belts.

The school had a 96% seat belt compliance rate. It received a $1000 check from Fonvielle, Lewis, Foote and Messer to use toward graduation, prom or other student activities.

"It feels very good. It's good to know my Marauders wear their seatbelts every day. We know how crazy the roads are and we try to take care of ourselves," said Ben Suber, a Maclay High School senior who accepted the check for his school.

Leon High School was the most improved for boosting its student seat belt use from 75% last year to 90% this year. It also received a $1000 check.

The Tallahassee Police Department sponsors the friendly competition each year in hopes of saving lives. They urge parents of all teen drivers to have a talk with them about safety as graduation weekend nears.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 155357495 - wctv.tv/a?a=155357495