THE SAFETY THAT COMES WITH SEAT BELTS
There are 3 different types of seat belts they are the lap, sash, three-point seat belts. The lap seat belt is an adjustable strap that goes over the waist, mostly used in airplanes. The sash that goes over the shoulder, it was a good idea but passengers could easily slip out of. The three-point seat belt is a combination of both the lap and the sash seat belts. It is now mostly used in cars. A seat belt is sometimes called a safety belt the reason is because the seat belt is used to prevent most severe injuries. Seat belts are intended to reduce injuries by stopping the person that is using it from hitting the hard interior things of the vehicle or other passengers also by preventing the passengers in the mid section and next to the driver seat from shooting out of the car’s windshield. There had been many accidents where the driver or the passenger had not worn their seat belt and because of that they had suffer severe injuries. They had severe injuries that they would have to be hospitalize for weeks and even months. In my opinion I feel that it is mandatory, that the passengers and the drivers wear their seat belts. Its not for our benefit its for the safety of them. Seat belts are great safety devices in vehicles today. They save about 9,500 lives every year, but only 48 percent of the drivers have their seat belts buckled. More than 60 percent of the drivers are killed in fatal crashes because they did not buckle their seat belts in 1996. Most drivers say that they drive carefully, but that doesn’t mean the people in your lane on the highway drive carefully. I feel like that its necessary to wear your seat belt. It does not even take that long for someone to put on his or her sear belts. I strongly feel that people who don’t wear their seat belts should get ticketed because it’s their safety we are trying to protect. Even though that a seat...
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