24 Drivers Cited for Seat Belt Violations

Salina Police have released statistics from a special city wide DUI / Seat Belt enforcement patrol over the Thanksgiving holiday week.

According to Police Sergeant Brent Rupert, 18 officers made 107 traffic stops and handed out 24 tickets for speeding, made one DUI arrest and issued 24 citations for adults who were not buckled up, one driver was also cited for not having a child properly restrained.

Police say 66 tickets were also issued for a variety of traffic violations while officers made two arrests for drivers who were caught behind the wheel with suspended licenses.

The 70 hours of overtime is paid for by a special grant from KDOT and the 2017 Special Traffic Enforcement Program.