Florida Hits All-Time High Safety Belt Usage Rate
On October 1, 2018, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced that Florida’s statewide safety belt usage rate has reached an all-time high of 90.6 percent. FDOT released the June 2018 Safety Belt Use in Florida report which affirms that FDOT and its traffic safety partners are providing effective occupant protection programs. Florida’s educational efforts, Click It or Ticket campaigns and high visibility law enforcement campaigns have continued to help increase Florida’s safety belt usage rates.
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