The Department of Public Safety's Police and Traffic divisions will conduct seatbelt and child restraint checkpoints on Saturday, Oct. 27.
The first setup is from 1:30pm to 2:45pm, in Garapan along Chalan Pale' Arnold by the cockfight arena.
The second setup is from 4:30pm to 5:45pm, along Chalan Pale' Arnold in Puerto Rico by the U.S. Army Reserve.
Statistics compiled by DPS have shown that from the month of January to July 2012, there were a total of 266 motorists cited for seatbelt violations.
Each checkpoint will last at least 75 minutes (one hour and 15 minutes).
This activity is part of DPS' effort to deter, detect, and apprehend violators, and to ensure all vehicle occupants are wearing proper restraining devices, seatbelts, or car seats.
In addition, traffic and highway patrol officers will be conducting high visibility enforcement and laser speed enforcement.
Drivers cited for not wearing seatbelts totaled 155, drivers cited for child restraint offenses totaled 13, and drivers cited for having passengers with no restraint were at 98.
For more information contact Sgt. Vicente H. Sablan at 664-9001. (DPS)