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Buckle up! Every person, every seat, every time
  • Published Date:
    7/29/15
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.) ; United States. Indian Health Service. Injury Prevention Program. ;
  • Description:
    The Facts

    • American Indians and Alaska Natives are more at risk for getting injured or killed in a car crash than other Americans.

    • Three out of every four passengers who died in car crashes on reservations were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

    • Seat belts reduce the risk of serious injury and death in a crash by about half.

    Help Keep Yourself and Your Loved Ones Safe

    You can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe by:

    • Wearing a seat belt every time you ride in a car.

    • Buckling up the right way.

    • • The lap belt goes across the hips, below the stomach.

    • • The shoulder belt goes across the middle of the chest and over the shoulder.

    • • Never put the shoulder belt behind your back or under your arm.

    • Always wearing a seat belt even when the car or truck has air bags.

    • Never riding in the bed of a truck.

    • Never using a seat belt to buckle more than one person at a time.

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