Teen drivers reached during Click It or Ticket campaign

Local law enforcement officers conducted seat belt compliance checks at area high schools last week to reinforce safe driving efforts among teens in conjunction with the start of the Click It or Ticket campaign that began Monday and continues through June 1.


ABOVE: Local law enforcement and McDonald’s representatives gathered Monday morning at McDonald’s, 1127 N. Main St., for a kick-off of the Click It or Ticket campaign that continues through June 1. Pictured are, from the left, Trooper Tim Wenger of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Bellefontaine Police Officer Andrew Kennedy, Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Anspach, Ed Donnelly, owner of McDonald’s locations at 1127 N. Main St. and 1780 S. Main St.; Stacy Vorhees, owner of the McDonald’s at 431 E. Main St., Russells Point; Logan County Sheriff Andrew J. Smith; and Logan County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Randy Dodds. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Logan County law enforcement officers issued these “tickets” to high school students during a round of seat belt compliance checks last week at each of the area high schools.(EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department and troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol conducted the compliance checks for student drivers at Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake and Riverside high schools and the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center.

“We’re trying to get the message out to kids that during the summertime, even though things are less structured with school being out, it’s still just as important to wear their seat belts,” LCSO Deputy Jeff Anspach said.


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