The San Diego Police Department will be participating in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign from May 22 through June 4.

Motorists who don’t buckle up in compliance with state seat belt laws face fines and court cost.

San Diego Police Chief Richard Nava encourages all vehicle passengers to wear their seat belts.

According to Nava, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2017 National Click It or Ticket cracking down on motorists who are not belted. Even unharnessed passengers will be ticketed.

According to Department of Public Safety website, your seat belt is the single most effective safety device in your vehicle.

Seat belt are designed to keep motorists from being thrown into the dashboard or windshield — or even onto the road.

Driver or passenger, front seat or back, state law requires everyone in the vehicle to be buckled up. Not buckling up could cost you up to $200 in court costs and fines or worse, according to the DPS website.

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