All joking aside, buckling up is the easiest and most effective thing you can do to reduce serious injuries or death if you’re in a crash. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, seat belts saved nearly 15,000 lives in 2016. But nearly 2,500 more lives could have been saved if everyone had buckled up.
Embrace life, always wear your seat belt: https://youtu.be/h-8PBx7isoM.
For 2018, there have been 124 fatalities reported. That’s an increase of nine since last Monday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at https://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/stats/daily.pdf