Haliburton Highlands OPP issued a total of 17 seatbelt charges in a recent three day campaign. Over the long weekend officers were in full force looking for people who weren’t wearing their seat belts.

In addition to those 17 charges, they also issued 15 speeding charges, two liquor license act violations and two suspended driving violations.

OPP is reminding motorists that wearing your seat belt is only one piece of road safety, and that driving within the speed limit, and not driving distracted or impaired are just as important.