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Seat belt checks to conducted Friday in Hamilton County

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -  It's another reminder to buckle up.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers will be conducting seat belt checks in Hamilton county this Friday.

More than 60 percent of vehicle occupants killed in crashes in Tennessee were not wearing seat belts.

An announcement from the state law enforcement agency doesn't specify where in Hamilton County the checkpoint will be located.  

It does say the checks are contingent on manpower and weather conditions.  

A first offense is 10 dollars.  A second offense is 20 dollars. Subsequent offenses result in the courts determining fines.  
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