Posted on 02/19/2010 at 02:24 pm | Viewed 4,121 times
The High Price of Not Buckling Up
How often do we hear, "It's nobody's business but my own, if I don't wear my seat belt."? How many of us believe the decision to wear or not to wear a safety belt is a personal matter that has no impact on anyone else?
Nothing could be further from the truth. It is our business because the decision of others...
Posted on 02/18/2010 at 02:19 pm | Viewed 2,940 times
Q. What is the proper use of air bags?
A. Always buckle your lap/shoulder safety belt. Air bags are designed to work with — not instead of — safety belts.
- Make sure that everyone in the front seat is properly buckled up and seated as far back from the air bags as is reasonably possible. Unrestrained older children and adults sitting in...
Posted on 02/17/2010 at 02:25 pm | Viewed 2,987 times
To understand the value of safety belt use, it's important to understand some of the dynamics of a crash. Every motor vehicle crash is actually comprised of three collisions.
The Car's Collision
The first collision is known as the car's collision, which causes the car to buckle and bend as it hits something and comes to an abrupt stop. This...
Posted on 02/16/2010 at 02:17 pm | Viewed 3,165 times
You don't have to live in a wintery climate to encounter icy roads and hazardous roadways. In temperatures at or just above 32-degrees, a thin layer of water can turn to or cover ice, causing extremely dangerous, slippery driving conditions.
- KNOW YOUR VEHICLE -Not all cars respond the same to icy, slippery roads. For that reason, knowing how...