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May 03, 2006
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Alaska 'Primary' seat belt law goes into effect

Copyright 2006 Anchorage Daily News
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Police can now stop a motorist just for failing to buckle up
 
By ANNE AURAND
Anchorage Daily News
 
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Police across Alaska can now stop and ticket drivers who aren't wearing a seat belt.

Before a new, tougher seat belt law kicked off Monday, police could write tickets for people who failed to wear their seat belts only if they were pulled over for something else, like speeding, expired tags, running red lights.

Full story: Alaska 'Primary' seat belt law goes into effect






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