Captain Nancy Rasmussen of the Florida Highway Patrol explained that seat belts are far and away the easiest and simplest way to save lives and for drivers to protect their passengers.
During a car crash there are extreme forces that can throw drivers against or even through a windshield, slam them against the interior of the vehicle or even throw passengers out through the side windows. A seat belt will keep passengers securely in place and allow the newer, better engineer vehicles to absorb and dissipate the energy of the collision.
As part of an experienced personal injury law firm I have witnessed first hand the devastating injuries a car crash can do to those not wearing their seat belt. Many times if the drive or passenger had only paused to buckle up... ...read full post