One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to wear their seat belt, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Extra traffic enforcement will take place across the state with the Spring 2020 Click It of Ticket Mobilization. Several agencies are participating including Hastings Police, Kearney Police and the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office.
The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety is sponsoring overtime grants.
Selective enforcement will be conducted from May 18- May 31, 2020.
Officers will be out in force, cracking down on drivers who fail to buckle up and fail properly retrain children.
The objective is to increase the statewide observed seat belt use of front seat outboard occupants in passenger vehicles from 85.5% to 88.1% by December 31, 2020.