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The Beat: Seat belts and Sesquicentennial
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MONROE - The Monroe Police Department is taking part in the "Click It or Ticket" campaign to enforce seat belt usage.According to Monroe Police Department Captain James Kosek, the department is increasing its patrolling after 7 p.m. until June 1. "Findings indicate that nighttime seat belt usage is considerably lower than daytime usage," Kosek said.According to information provided by Kosek, about 75 percent of people in Wisconsin use their seat belts. That's lower than the national average (82 percent).