"Preparing to Drive; Starting and Stopping" Need to Know Info
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How to Drive a Car: Seatbelts
These graphic videos are intended to re-enforce the message to teens who are just learning how to drive a car that seatbelts must be worn at all times. If you get into the habit of buckling up every time you get in a car ... either as the driver or passenger it will become a reflex that may one day save your life or the life of others.
How to Drive a Car: Make the "Seatbelt Check!” a Reflex
Before you put the car in gear, when you are learning how to drive a car, call out, “Seatbelt check!” Then have each person check they are belted, and the person next to them is belted too. Make this a part of your driver ed checklist.
As you learn to drive a car make ‘Seatbelt Check!’ a habit every time you get in the car. Even people who always wear their seatbelt sometimes make mistakes. And you know that can be deadly.
Two-thirds of teen drivers and passengers killed in crashes were not wearing seat belts.
You’re 16 times more likely to be seriously injured if you’re not wearing a seatbelt. (NHTSA Data)