When it was over, the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend in 2007 had claimed the lives of 26 people in Georgia traffic crashes and injured nearly eleven-hundred more.. And you never knew because seat belt stories rarely make statewide headlines.

For those who think ‘it just can’t happen to me’, there were 2,744 crashes in Georgia alone during that short holiday travel period……what are your chances of surviving one without the safety of a seat belt?”  

Operation CLICK IT OR TICKET underway

That’s why police, sheriff’s deputies, and state troopers in Georgia will be cracking down on unbuckled drivers and their passengers in Operation Click It Or Ticket when it began Monday, November 17 and will continue through the Thanksgiving holiday travel period to Sunday, November 30 th.

Governors Office of Highway Safety