August 5, 2022
Take a minute to think about this - more than half of the people killed in vehicle crashes in the United States in 2020 weren’t wearing seat belts. So far this year in Iowa, nearly 45 percent of those killed were unbelted. In our state, that means 60 mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters are not enjoying the summer with their families when the simple click of a seat belt might have saved their lives.
One word may come to your mind when pondering these senseless deaths. “Why - why weren’t these people bucked up?”