Tag Archives: citations

Seat Belt Usage Lags In Rural Colorado

click-or-ticket-300Seat belt usage continues to be an issue in rural Colorado. During the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign, conducted in the rural areas of the state at the end of last month, nearly 1,200 drivers and passengers were issued citations for not wearing seat belts, and 45 were cited for an improperly restrained child. Numbers show that rural Coloradans consistently Continue reading

Lawmakers Consider E-Ticketing

co-state-capitol-300Colorado lawmakers are considering having some police agencies issue citations electronically as a way to ease data collection on racial profiling. A committee charged with finding ways to collect profiling data pitched the idea yesterday. The Continue reading

Law Enforcement Warns Parents to Buckle Kids Up Properly

carseatColorado law officers are warning parents to buckle up their children after a statewide seat belt patrol issued numerous tickets because kids weren’t in car seats or seat belts. Authorities say they wrote about 1,300 seat belt citations. The state transportation department partnered with the Colorado State Patrol and about 50 local law Continue reading

Westvaco Mine Receives Safety Citations

MSHA-300The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration yesterday announced that federal inspectors issued 176 citations, eight orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at 13 coal mines and three metal and nonmetal mines Continue reading

Forest Rangers Cracking Down on Buffalo Pass Parties

BUFFALO-PASSDestructive partying on the Routt National Forest is drawing the attention of U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers in the Steamboat area, as multiple events have resulted in a variety of issues, dangerous Continue reading

Water Enthusiasts Reminded About Life Jacket Laws

life jacketThere are still plenty of warm days remaining this summer to enjoy water sports, and all water-craft owners are reminded to know the rules for carrying life jackets on board. All water vessels, including power boats, pontoon boats, paddleboards, jet skis, kayaks, sailboats, canoes, and rowboats must carry one life jacket for every passenger on board. Continue reading