‘Buckle Up’ enforcement totals told

Posted July 17, 2013 at 3:52 pm

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office participated in the “Buckle Up! Day or Night!” seat belt enforcement project which ran from July 1 through July 7.

During the enforcement period Sioux County sheriff’s deputies generated a total of 203 traffic contacts.

A breakdown showed

Two arrests for operating while intoxicated and one test that was under the legal limit of .08.

One seat belt citation and one warning.

A total of 38 speeding citations and 79 warnings.

One warning for improper passing.

Four driving without a driver’s license citations and one warning.

One registration violation citation and six warnings.

Four open container of alcohol citations.

One dark window citation and one warning.

Two felony arrests.

One narcotic arrest.

Two miscellaneous traffic violation citations and seven warnings.

Twelve equipment violation warnings.

Four citations for no proof of insurance and 24 warnings.

Two property damage accidents and one personal injury accident were investigated.

Five motorist assists.

One arrest warrant was served.

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