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North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum stands behind a poster for the state's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service

North Dakota Does Not Need Primary Enforcement for Seat Belt Use

North Dakota Does Not Need Primary Enforcement for Seat Belt Use

Yesterday Governor Doug Burgum voiced unequivocal support for making North Dakota’s seat belt law a primary enforcement law. Currently the law is a secondary enforcement offense. Which means the cops can only ticket you for not wearing your seat belt if they’ve already pulled you over for something else. Lawmakers, though, are skeptical of primary

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