London police lay 59 charges during seat belt blitz

  As they say, click or ticket and dozens of people preferred the latter this weekend.

London police laid almost 60 charges during their Easter long-weekend seat belt blitz.

One man was charged twice in two days for the same offence.

A total of 59 charges were laid:

• 3 x inoperative, removed or modified seat belt charges;

• 47 x driver not wearing seat belt properly;

• 8 x passenger not wearing seat belt properly; and

• 1 x child passenger not properly secured.

The fine for not wearing one is $240 plus a victim surcharge.