“Buckle up for $1?” Motorists will be rewarded for using seat belts in South Central Minnesota

 The Minnesota State Patrol will acknowledge those who were involved in a Highway 60 4-vehicle crash last year with the “Saved by the Belt” award.

Following the presentation, the South Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths regional partners will talk with drivers and passenger at four McDonalds restaurants in Mankato and St. Peter about the importance of seat belt use. The first 500 encounters will receive $1 for every person belted. These “Buckle Up for a Buck” outreach (surprise) events will take place from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. It takes place May 17.