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York Region's seatbelt enforcement campaign starts Monday

Starting on Monday, York Regional Police will be stepping up seatbelt enforcement for the week, in a campaign called “Secure Your Future.”

Officers will be paying particular attention to child car seats.

So far this year, there have been two separate crashes where not wearing a seatbelt has played a major factor in someone’s death.

Most recently, last Saturday, a man died in King Township when he was thrown from his vehicle following a rollover crash.

Police said more than 92 per cent of people in Ontario do wear seatbelts, but that eight per cent that does not represents more than 600,000 people.

The penalty for not buckling up is a $240 fine and two demerit points.

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