On March 18, officers of the Hays Police Department will conduct a nighttime seatbelt enforcement event. Statistics show seatbelt usage significantly decreases during nighttime hours.

The purpose of this event is to enforce seatbelt and child restraint laws during nighttime hours. The event will be conducted from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and officers will focus on the areas of 13th and Main and 13th and Vine.

This event will be conducted in accordance with the Kansas Department of Transportation Nighttime Seatbelt Enforcement Program. The Hays Police Department reminds everyone to buckle up when driving or riding in a motor vehicle.