Bush, Law Enforcers Eye Seat Belts

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http://www.stateline.org/story.do?storyId=307024 Trying to lower the highway death toll at the ceremonial start of summer, state police officers nationwide will pay special attention to adults who fail to buckle up this Memorial Day weekend. Over half of 31,910 people killed in car crashes in 2001 weren't wearing seat belts. Laws in 18 states allow police officers to ticket an unbelted driver or front-seat passenger, and the federal government is urging the rest to adopt mandatory seat belt laws. The . . .

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