Buckle Up, America
One of the safest choices drivers or passengers can make is to buckle up. In 2015, seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 13,941 lives. Many Americans understand the lifesaving value of the seat belt – the national use rate is at 88.5 percent – but nearly 27.5 million still don’t buckle up.
Seat belts are the best defence against drunk drivers and they prevent nearly half of all fatal injuries. So please, for yourself and your family, take the time to buckle up every time.