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Seat belt enforcement up in Dexter, MO

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
DEXTER, MO (AP) -

The Dexter Police Department is joining law enforcement throughout Missouri on April 14 with increased "Click it or Ticket" seat belt enforcement. 

While evidence shows wearing a seat belt saves lives, 20 percent of drivers in the state of Missouri do not wear one. 

Sixty-three percent of those killed in accidents throughout the state were also not wearing a safety device. 

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