Effingham – The Illinois State Police (ISP) in District 12 remind motorists to buckle up, before heading onto Illinois roadways, during the May 15-24, 2017 Click It or Ticket mobilization. Troopers will be conducting seatbelt patrols, encouraging all vehicle occupants to wear seatbelts, in order to reduce traffic crash fatalities. The Illinois State Police in District 12 will be staffing dozens of extra patrols to focus on the fatal four violations of Failure to Wear Seatbelt, Distracted Driving, Speeding and DUI. These four violations are most often the contributing factors in fatal crashes. Late night hours are the most dangerous for driving. Those hours are when the highest percentage of motorists die in alcohol-involved crashes and seat belt usage is the lowest. As of January 1, 2012, seat belt use is required in all seating positions — front seat and back! The best defense against an impaired driver is a seat belt. Buckle up! Every trip, every time – day or night.