Albion police issue 67 tickets during ‘Buckle Up’ enforcement

Posted 3 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Press Release, Albion Police Chief Roland Nenni

ALBION – The Albion Police Department participated in the “Buckle Up New York Campaign” from May 18-31. The Police Department was awarded a $5,250 grant from the New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee to participate in the Police Traffic Services Program.

During this 14-day enforcement wave, Albion police officers issued 67 tickets for various Vehicle & Traffic Law violations including the following:

34 seatbelt tickets
2 speeding tickets
10 uninspected motor vehicles
3 unlicensed operators
3 aggravated unlicensed operator 3rd degree
1 aggravated unlicensed operator 2nd degree
5 operating while registration suspended/revoked
5 unregistered motor vehicles
1 displayed forged certificate of inspection
1 inadequate/no muffler
1 leaving the scene of a property damage accident
1 unregistered trailer

The Albion Police Department hosted two multi-agency road checks during the campaign period with assistance from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and New York State Police. The road checks were conducted on South Main Street in the Village of Albion.

The main factors that cause fatalities in motor vehicle accidents continues to be speeding, not wearing seatbelts and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. The safety of our streets continues to be one of the number one goals of the Albion Police Department. We will continue to strive to make our community safe, Chief Nenni said.