Nevada law enforcement agencies have scheduled a seat belt enforcement campaign for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
Led by the Nevada Highway Patrol, agencies will be issuing citations to drivers not wearing a seat belt.
Trooper Charles Caster said the Joining Forces campaign will begin Wednesday and run through the weekend until Monday, Nov. 29.
He said in 2019, 10,441 unbuckled vehicle occupants were killed in crashes in the United States. Belts, he said, are the best protection during a crash.
In Nevada, not wearing a seatbelt is not a primary violation, meaning the driver has to be stopped for some other infraction rather than just the suspicion he or she isn’t belted.