'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today

(WBIR) Monday kicked off the start of the national campaign urging drivers and passengers to buckle up.

Officials said they hope "Click It or Ticket" campaign reminds people that wearing a seat belt could mean the difference between life or death.

Many fatal accidents could have been avoided if people were wearing their seat belts. Last year officials said more than 360 fatal crash victims in Tennessee weren't wearing seat belts. So far this year, 128 fatal crash victims were unrestrained.

The Governor's Highway Safety Office said law enforcement is keeping an eye out for those not wearing seat belts. The campaign continues until Sunday, June 1.


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