Amarillo Drivers Ahead of State Goal

Amarillo, TX - Ninety-four percent of drivers in Amarillo wore their seat belt during this year's Click-It or Ticket campaign.

That beats the state goal of 93 percent.  Amarillo police estimates show an 11 percent increase in usage. Last year, only 83 percent of Amarillo drivers used a seatbelt.

Extra officers patrolled Amarillo's roads from May 18th to the 31st. In all police wrote 782 seatbelt citations, 45 child restraint citations and 14 speeding.