Bridge City Police Department teamed up with the Texas Department of
Transportation for the annual Click it or Ticket campaign May 22nd
through June 2nd 2017. The purpose of this program is to reduce
traffic injuries and death in our community due to people, forgetting, or just
refusing to use their safety belt.
belts were one of the first pieces of safety equipment mandated by the Highway
Safety Act of 1966 to be standard equipment in every automobile. Since the
enactment of the law, in addition to seat belts and shatter proof glass the
automobile industry has invented padded vehicle interiors, crunch zones, and
now smart airbags, all to protect the occupants of the vehicle. We have
also seen the requirement of better protection of our children through the use
of child passenger safety seats. The only piece of equipment that
requires a choice is the use of safety restraints.
the fourteen day operation our patrol officers dedicated 48 hours to this life
saving effort. Through our efforts the local compliance rate increased by
Bridge City Police Department is dedicated to protecting and serving the
citizens of our community and we believe lives were saved during this operation
by our efforts.
Chief of Police