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When entering any automobile, do you click your seat belt each and every time you get in?

Whether you’re a driver or a passenger, no excuse to avoid wearing one is worth the risk of severe injury – or worse.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the use of seat belts saved 12,174 lives in 2012. If 3,031 other individuals had chosen to wear their seat belts that same year, their lives would have been saved as well.

Each and every time you enter a vehicle, make safety your first priority by strapping on the seat belt before you turn on the ignition.

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Staying Safe Behind the Wheel

Staying safe behind the wheel

Whether driving a work or personal vehicle, there’s one essential piece of equipment that should never be forgotten – the seat belt.

Seat belts save lives, but only when drivers choose to use them. Recently in Arizona, a rural carrier was delivering mail along his route when another vehicle crossed multiple lanes of traffic and struck the front, driver’s side corner of the LLV. The impact spun the LLV around and pushed it across the road. After striking the LLV, the other vehicle smashed through mailboxes and rolled over in a field.

The carrier was injured in the accident, but remained alive inside the LLV thanks to the conscious effort to buckle up.

Even when one takes every precaution to drive safely, another driver might not use similar judgment. Always protect yourself from their mistakes by making the conscious decision to buckle up. It could be the difference that prevents a bad situation from becoming a fatal one.

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