Police Look for Seat Belt Violations

EUGENE, Ore. — Drivers, get ready to buckle up if you don’t already do so. Starting Monday, Feb. 10, local law enforcement agencies will be out in full force looking for drivers not wearing seat belts. It’s part of the statewide traffic safety campaign called Three Flags. It aims to raise awareness of laws regarding … Continue reading »

Local Police Promote Traffic Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are gearing up for their annual traffic safety campaign. The statewide program called Three Flags looks to reduce the number of deaths from car crashes. Police say there are three major factors that contribute to crash injures: not wearing a seatbelt, speeding and impaired driving. In 2012, police say there … Continue reading »

EPD Reminds to Click It Or Ticket

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department kicked off its annual Click It Or Ticket campaign. The campaign’s part of a nationwide effort to reduce the number of traffic deaths and injuries resulting from not wearing a seat belt. Last year in Oregon, 61 people died in crashes who were not wearing their seat belts. … Continue reading »