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Results of Nightime Seat Belt Enforcement

Montgomery County Police joined Gaithersburg and Rockville City Police departments in a campaign to enforce the nighttime use of seatbelts on May 10. From approximately 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., officers were stationed at entrance and exit ramps of I-270 and I-495. The officers were observing vehicles for seatbelt non-compliance and other safety violations. The operation was ended early due to heavy rain.

According to the police, the results included:

  • Total Number of Traffic Citations Issued : 139
  • Seat Belt Citations Issued : 44
  • Equipment Repair Orders Issued : 25
  • Warnings Issued: 59
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests : 4
  • Criminal Arrests: 2
  • Criminal Citations Issued: 1
  • Warrants Served : 1
  • Driving While Suspended Traffic Citations : 8


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