For Immediate Release
April 28, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
UP IN YOUR TRUCK!
Pickup trucks are twice as likely to rollover as cars, but the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration says pickup truck drivers and their passengers are
among the least likely folks to regularly wear their safety belts.
That’s why the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement
agencies across the Southeast are working to get out the message “Buckle up in
1,782 people were killed in pickup truck crashes in Southeastern states in 2004,
including 343 in
Sheriff Charlie Morris says - don’t be a pickup truck statistic. Buckle up –
every trip, every time!
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