Safety At Home And Motor Vehicle Crash

1605 WordsMar 29, 20167 Pages
A few years ago I decide to go watch T.V. as I normally do in the morning. That’s when I saw that another set of innocent lives have been taken from not wearing seatbelts. What really got my attention was those innocent lives were from Union, Missouri and I knew two out of the five of them, three out of the five died. Their names were Jim Curran, Isaac Clark, Lucas Shulze, Cole Weddle, and Derek King. I knew Isaac and Jim; Isaac had his seatbelt on and survived but was in critical condition but Jim did not make it, he suffered serious injuries in the wreck and did not have his seatbelt on. This made me realize that it’s a problem everywhere with people not wearing their seatbelts. The world needs to crack down on everyone to wear their…show more content…
He also required a breathing tube that kept him from resuming his duties as governor for several weeks. (Why You Should Buckle Up) This happened to an adult who is looked up upon by kids and if he doesn’t set a good example kids will follow in his footsteps and not wear a seatbelt. From 2008 to 2012, 1,609 children ages eight to 14 died while traveling in passenger vehicles. A full 80 percent of them were unrestrained at the time of their death. This is happening anywhere people have cars even in Union itself. In the past few years there has been a few teenagers who have died from not wearing their seatbelt and they had all attended Union High School. Today, seatbelts are an accepted part of routine vehicle operation for millions of drivers and passengers. But the modern three-point automotive seatbelt has only been around since 1959 - and it’s saved thousands of lives since it’s introduction.(seatbelts and car safety) Initially people may find seatbelts uncomfortable, confining or inconvenient simply because they’re not used to wearing them. Those people who have made buckling up a habit can testify that once their use does become a habit, there is no discomfort or inconvenience. It can’t be overemphasized that the seriou discomfort and inconvenience of motor vehicle crash injury in no way compares to the imaginary discomfort or the inconvenience you may think you
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