This summer, over 1,000 drivers and passengers were observed all across Lee County. Observations were conducted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The main finding:
MOST PEOPLE IN LEE COUNTY – ABOUT 90% – WERE BUCKLED UP.
88% of car drivers and passengers
91% of people over 50
80% of people under 25
81% of pickup truck drivers and passengers
85% of men
92% of women
Observations are continuing this summer. Be on the lookout for updated seat belt use information on signs throughout the county.