Bogalusa Acting Chief of Police Percy Knight advises that, with heavy traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission announced extra law enforcement officers will be patrolling the roads and watching for seat belt violations during the statewide Click It or Ticket campaign.
Beginning Saturday, November 18, the officers will be looking specifically for drivers and passengers who are not wearing seat belts. A first-offense violation is $50, and subsequent violations are $75. The campaign will end on Saturday, November 25.
The Bogalusa Police Department will be conducting seatbelt enforcement in the city limits of Bogalusa during this time period.