The seatbelt is a powerful tool that can help save your life in the event of an auto accident. Did you know, when you wear a seatbelt, it reduces the risk of a fatal injury by 45% and the risk of moderate injury by 50%.
There have been numerous studies that show wearing a seatbelt is the most effective way to reduce injury or prevent death during an accident. Here are some serious reasons why you should always wear your seatbelt:
If you are in an accident, there is a chance that you may be ejected from your car. You are more likely to have fatal or serious injuries if you are ejected from the car in the event of an accident. One of the seatbelts main job is to keep from being ejected, so its very important that you wear it when driving.
Not only does a seatbelt keep you from being ejected from the car, it also keeps your body protected from hitting things inside the car. If involved in an accident, your body might hit the inside of the car, the steering wheel, car door, or other people in your car.
In each state there is some sort of seatbelt law. You need to research your states seatbelt laws to make sure you and your passengers remain safe and following all laws. If you are found not to be wearing your seatbelt in a car, you will most likely get a ticket and will have to pay a fine.
Wearing your seatbelt is an easy and effective way to make sure you are safe when driving. Always buckle up and make sure all passengers are also wearing their seatbelt.