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Extra Patrols Out for 4th of July Holiday

Spencer, IA (KICD)–Iowa law enforcement agencies will be be conducting “High Visibility” enforcement and cracking down on traffic violators this week.

Spencer Police Chief Mark Lawson tells KICD News that the latest sTEP wave has a focus on seatbelts and impaired driving.

A seat belt violation citation will cost you $127.50.

During the July sTEP wave in 2012, nearly 16,000 total traffic violations including 1,223 seat belt and 4,753 speed violations were reported by 1,444 enforcement officers and 226 agencies around the state.