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    The Seatbelt That Saved My Life     Have you ever had a near-death experience? I have. It was a Sunday. May 17th, 2015; I was twelve years old at the time. My dad, sisters, our two dogs, and I were visiting my dad’s (at the time) girlfriend, Kerri, in Devil’s Lake and were just about to head back to our small house in Minot. It was one of those weird, inbetween days of spring where the ice had started melting and turning the ground into mud, but not all the way. There were still random patches of

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    Seatbelt

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    advertisements that promote wearing a seatbelt all the time while driving or simply being a passenger. It has been advertised through images, posters, commercials, and through social media. Some images are more effective than others, because it uses a powerful meaning or song details. The reason tis due to many fatal injuries and deaths have occurring for not wearing a seatbelt. Injuries are also the reason behind those specific laws requiring to wear a seatbelt. It is it not worth sacrificing a life

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    Seatbelts

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    of Utah should work on. When you are inside a moving vehicle you should always have a seatbelt on, regardless of who is driving. There is no reason to ride inside a vehicle without a seatbelt on. If you are unrestrained you are much more likely to have a fatality. When you crash and you don’t have a seatbelt on it causes you to fly around the vehicle and potentially hurt yourself and others. They put seatbelts inside your vehicle to protect you and for nothing else. The risks are much too high

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    Seatbelts Essay

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    However, the use of seatbelt has contributed significantly in lowering death rates in automobile crashes, reducing the risk of death and serious injury by 50% (NHTSA, 2010). Seatbelts have been present in cars since the 1950s, but a large number of vehicle drivers did not use it while driving (Prevention Institute, 2002). Insurance companies such as Allstate and government agencies conducted interventions to educate the public about the consequences of not using seatbelts (Dinh-Zarr et.al. 2001)

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    Seatbelts Essay

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    However, New Hampshire, a state without any seatbelt laws, only have a 8.6 deaths per 100,000 people (IIHSHLDI 2015). Compared to other states, they rank at #11 for the lowest amount of deaths resulted from car crashes. While compared to our state, North Carolina has a total of 13.7 deaths per 100,000 in 2015). Even though the state charges a total $161 fine for not using seatbelts (NC Public Safety). This shows that even though we have the belief and evidence

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    Wearing Seatbelts

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    data show 32,675 deaths and 2.3 million injuries on the nation’s roadways in 2014. Of these, 10 percent involved driver distraction, 31 percent involved alcohol impairment, and 49 percent of those who died in passenger vehicles were not wearing seatbelts. In response to these statistics, the National Transportation Safety Board is calling for more collision avoidance technology, which may help prevent distraction-related accidents. In addition, they are promoting strategies to decrease alcohol-related

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    Vehicle Seatbelts

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    safer vehicles are improved structural designs and the inclusion of passive safety features. Even with this car accidents are still the ninth leading cause of death among people of ages 15 to 29. “The federal government mandated the presence of seatbelts in the 1960’s, Anti-lock brake systems came in the 1970’s. In the 80’s and the 90’s more strict laws about drunk driving and seat belt used came along”. (HIS.org). Surprisingly, even with all these improvements if action is not taken, operator mistakes

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    Seatbelt Safety

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    Teenagers and Seatbelt Safety: Identifying the reasons Why 16 to 19 Old High-School Students Do Not Wear Seatbelt Melissa Simmons Research Methodology Prepared for Soheyl Amini PhD September 2012 Objectives The aims and objectives of this study include the following: (1) to identify the percentage of teenagers between the ages of 16 to 19 that do not wear seat belts when in a car; and (2) to identify the reasons why teenagers between the ages of 16 to 19 do not wear seat belts when

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    The issue of ‘should seatbelts be compulsory fittings for all cars’ is a problem debated among Australians. A seatbelt is a belt or strap that is used to secure a person into a seat of a car, airplane, bus, etc. The seatbelt secures around the waist or diagonally across the midsection of the person. In 2013, 20% or 150 people killed in crashes were not wearing any form of seatbelts. Graph 1: Vehicle occupants killed that were unbelted in metro and rural area. Arguments for Newtons first law of

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    Seatbelts In A Car Crash

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    The impacts of seatbelts in a car crash The industrial revolution in the early 20th century lead to a boom in the production of automobiles. As a result, revolutionized urban transportation. Earlier cars, were not built keeping in mind passenger safety. This led to lot of fatal accidents, where many drivers and front seat passengers lost their lives. The invention of the seat belt has dramatically improved passenger safety. The seat belt is a safety device designed to retract and secure a driver

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