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Why Safety Belts Work
Why Safety Belts Work

When riding in a vehicle, you travel as fast as the vehicle does. If the vehicle stops suddenly, you keep going until something stops you.

It could be the windshield, the instrument panel, or the safety belts!

When you wear a safety belt, you and the vehicle slow down together.

There is more time to stop because you stop over a longer distance and, when worn properly, your strongest bones take the forces from the safety belts. That is why wearing safety belts makes such good sense.

    Safety Belts
    This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also describes some things not to do with safety belts. WARNING! Do not let anyone ride where a safety belt cannot b ...

    Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
    Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You could be — whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. Your chance of being conscious during and a ...

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