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Nearly 8,300 Cited in Minnesota for Failing to Wear Seatbelts

Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota have cited nearly 8,300 people during a two-week crackdown on those who fail to wear seatbelts. The Click it or Ticket campaign involved 336 law enforcement agencies and the Minnesota State Patrol. The Department of …

Mississippi Could Debate School Bus Seatbelts

Mississippi lawmakers in 2014 could debate whether to require seatbelts in school buses, but it could be a tough fight. The state budget is already stretched, and many lawmakers say they don’t want to push more expenses onto local school …

UCSF Shuttle Buses Now Have Seatbelts

The University of California, San Francisco has installed seatbelts on its shuttle buses and made other safety changes in the wake of a crash that claimed the life of a university psychiatrist. Senior Vice Chancellor John Plotts announced the installation …

Minnesota State Patrol: Unbelted Vehicle Deaths Preventable

The State Patrol says more than 400 people who died on Minnesota roads in the last three years weren’t wearing seat belts. State transportation officials are renewing their request for drivers and passengers to buckle up. A statewide enforcement effort …

Maine Police Say Seat Belts Saved Two in Crash

Police in Maine say it’s “unbelievable” that two 17-year-old high school students survived a weekend car crash that saw their vehicle flip end-over-end three times. Seat belts are being credited with keeping the two students from the Maine Central Institute …