Buckling up through all stages of pregnancy is the single most effective action you can take to protect yourself and your unborn child in a crash. Your shoulder belt should be away from your neck (but not off your shoulder) and across your chest. Be sure to remove any slack from your seat belt. Never place the belt under your arm or behind your back.
Getting safely comfortable in the car might mean an adjustment to your seat position:
To find out more about seat belt use during pregnancy, go to https://zerofatalitiesiowa.com/buckleup.aspx
So far in 2021, there have been 82 deaths in traffic crashes. That is an increase of six 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