Indiana State Police along with Troopers from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania will be conducting patrols targeting seatbelt and child restraint violations. This project, which was initially started by the Ohio State Patrol, encompasses all states that boarder the State of Ohio.
These extra patrols are being conducted as part of the “Operation Care” program. Troopers will be targeting drivers and passengers that are not wearing their seatbelts or are not adhering to the child restraint law.
The project, which runs from May 22rd to May 29th, will encompass all roadways in the State of Indiana.
This project is also being run in conjunction with the statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement that started May 12 and ends June 4th. Trooper and more than 250 other law enforcement agencies throughout Indiana are conducting patrols to encourage drivers and passengers to buckle up. If you're caught not wearing you WILL get a ticket!
Please ensure everyone is buckled up in your vehicle.