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McMinnville Police say buckle up
Wear your seatbelt! McMinnville Police Department will be participating in a campaign until Aug. 1 to encourage the use of seatbelts. Pictured is patrolman Eddie Colwell with Susan Newby, who says she always wears her seatbelt.
McMinnville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign.“Our longstanding relationship with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office has proven to be valuable for the department and the citizens,” said McMinnville Police Chief Bryan Denton. “We are glad to partner with this campaign, as we see the benefits of seatbelts usage daily and see, all too often, tragic situations where they would have helped.”This statewide initiative is for six months. It is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events, and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee.