Police issue 85 seat belt citations near Maple and Ridge Road

Police officers issued 85 seat belt citations in a three-hour period in west Wichita on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The enforcement project was conducted in the 6500 block of West Maple between 8 and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Lt. Randy Reynolds said. The officers were conducting a Special Traffic Enforcement Project funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation.