Weekend Results from Click it or Ticket Detail
This past weekend Evangeline Parish Deputies were out on patrol looking for Seat Belt and other violations. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission awarded the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department a Grant to conduct this specialized detail. Deputies were out in force to ensure the safety of the citizens of Evangeline Parish.
During this detail Deputies encountered 57 vehicles with 74 violations. There were over one hundred people encountered during this patrol. Citations were issued for the following: 56 No Seat Belt 6 Driving under Suspension
1 No Driver's License 2 No Child Restraint 1 Expired Driver's License 3 No Insurance 1 Switch Plate 1 Smoking w/child in Vehicle 2 Illegal Tint 1 No Driver's License in Possession
The primary objective during this enforcement campaign is to encourage residents to comply with laws in an effort to keep them and others that are out on the roadways safe.
Sheriff Guillory would like to remind the citizens of Evangeline Parish "seat belts are the single most effective way to prevent death and injury while driving".