Patrols added for "Click It or Ticket" campaign

Posted at 8:09 AM, May 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-23 08:09:08-04

Motorists are being reminded to 'buckle up' ahead of one of the busiest travel weeks of the year.

Law enforcement agencies from across the state will be stepping up patrols May 23 to June 5, for the "Click It or Ticket" campaign.

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, nearly half of the more than 21,000 people killed in crashes in 2014 we not wearing a seatbelt.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office says one of the main focuses of enforcement will be in the evening.