Click It or Ticket
May 20, 2021
Seat belts save lives. During a vehicle crash, being buckled up helps keep you safe and secure inside your vehicle and reduces the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passenger car occupants by 45 percent.
Seat belts have saved 344,448 lives since 1975, when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) first began recording this data. If everyone had been wearing a seat belt since, an additional 381,787 lives could have been saved.
It's vital that we all buckle up-every ride, front seat and back. But it can be more than just buckling up, wearing a seat belt properly is also e...