No matter what type of vehicle you drive, one of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up.
As you head out around the Memorial Day holiday, you'll likely see more law enforcement on the roads as part of Click It or Ticket. This campaign, from May 22 - June 4, reminds drivers and their passengers of the importance of buckling up and the legal consequences – including fines – for not wearing a seat belt.
SEAT BELTS ARE SAVING LIVES
Always Remember to Buckle Up
In 2021, 11,813 passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes were not wearing seat belts. Among the young adults (18 to 34) killed, 59% were unbuckled — one of the highest percentages for all age groups.
Buckle Up the Right Way
Always place the shoulder belt across the middle of your chest and away from your neck, and place the lap belt across your hips, not your stomach. You should never put the shoulder belt behind your back or under your arm. And remember: always buckle up. #ClickItOrTicket
Seat Belt Safety Starts With You
Your kids are watching.
Children whose parents or caregivers buckle up are much more likely to buckle up themselves.Learn more about children and tween seat belt safety.