The Science Behind the Seat Belt

The Science Behind the Seat Belt

Automotive fatalities rank third in terms of lives lost per year, behind cancer and heart disease.
National seat belt use has increased from 69% in 1998 to 84% in 2010.
Seat belts are responsible for saving between 12,000 to 16,000 lives a year.
Most crash deaths occur within 25 miles of home and at speeds under 40 miles per hour.
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