03 Dec 5 Habits of Safe Drivers #2
5 Habits of Safe Drivers #2
|It is a myth that you can better survive some accidents when unbuckled! It is a small price to pay for safety. Again, you are the safety factor!
Make it a habit
Is there any benefit to not buckling up?
It is a small price to pay for safety. Again, you are the factor in this safety feature; you must actively apply your belt.
Be Aware of the 3rd impact!
Active Restraints: Seat Belts
It is a myth that you can better survive some accidents when unbuckled! Buckling is a small price to pay for safety.
The Third Impact:
The third impact is the cause of many deaths in car accidents with occupants that are not buckled up.
- The first impact is that of your vehicle and the object it strikes.
- The second impact is that of the occupant with the vehicle.
- The third impact is that of your organs as they collide with your bone structure. At 65 mph your heart can burst can burst when it collides with your rib cage. If you have been involved in an accident, it is advisable to go to the hospital and be examined even if you do not an apparent injury. You can sustain internal injuries and be bleeding internally.