How Motor Vehicle Crash Figures Compare with Crime - illustration of watch with the following statistics:
One murder every 34 minutes
One aggravated assault every 35 seconds
One violent crime every 22 seconds
One property crime every 3 seconds
One crime every 3 seconds

Motor vehicle crashes
One fatality every 13 minutes
One injury every 10 seconds
One crash causing property damage every 7 seconds
One crash every 5 seconds

Source: NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts, 2000, U.S. Department of Transportation and Uniform Crime Report, 2000, U.S. Department of Justice

Bar chart - shows increasing belt use over years as focus has shifted from education to legislation to media and enforcement

US map shows States with Primary, Secondary, and No Adult SB law