How many people die from not wearing seat belts?

Answer According to a press release by a "coalition of safety, medical, insurance, automotive, and law enforcement groups," 7,000 people die in a year from not wearing seat belts. "Seat belts saved an est... Read More »

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How many people wear seat belts in a year?

According to the National Highway Transportation Administration, 83 percent of people in the U.S. wore a seat belt in 2008. Michigan--at 97.2 percent--had the highest rate, while Massachusetts had ... Read More »

The Effects of Wearing Seat Belts?

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reports that, as of April 2010, only one U.S. state, New Hampshire, does not have a seat belt law covering adults. The fact that the other 49 states ... Read More »

Why should people wear seat belts?

About 40,000 people die in traffic accidents each year in the United States. Vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among people younger than 35 years old. Wearing a seat belt helps preve... Read More »

Why Should People Wear Seat Belts in the Car?

Seat belt laws vary from state to state. In some states, the legal consequences of not buckling up are greater than in others. More serious concerns than having to pay a fine or appear in court can... Read More »