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Buckle-Up—It’s the LAW

There’s no good excuse for not wearing a safety belt—it’s the LAW! Buckle up to protect yourself and your loved ones.  Don’t let these excuses keep you from buckling up:

1. The belts are uncomfortable:
New safety belt designs allow for total freedom of motion while driving.

2. It’s better to be thrown from a car than trapped in it:
Three out of four people who are thrown from their vehicle die. Being thrown around inside the car can kill or injure as well.

3. I only drive around town-I’m not at risk:
Most accidents happen within seven miles of home and 80 percent of all serious injuries and deaths happen at less than 40 MPH.

4. I’m a good driver. I won’t get in an accident:
Weather, road conditions, and other drivers can cause crashes as well.

KEMI does not assume liability for the content of information contained herein. Safety and health remain your responsibility. This information is to be used for informational purposes only and not intended to be exhaustive or a substitute for proper training, supervision or manufacturers’ instructions/recommendations. KEMI, by publication of this information, does not assume liability for damage or injury arising from reliance upon it. Compliance with this information is not a guarantee or warranty that you will be in conformity with any laws or regulations nor does it ensure the absolute safety of any person, place or object, including, but not limited to, you, your occupation, employees, customers or place of business.