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Old 05-26-2013, 01:16 PM   #15
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Saw this on WSMV news last night. Looks like the Camaro driver compartment held up well in the impact, so the driver would probably have been ok if he had just been wearing the belt.
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Old 05-26-2013, 05:47 PM   #16
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25 years in the fire service and I will not leave my driveway without being buckled up. In NYS it's click it or ticket.
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Old 05-26-2013, 06:18 PM   #17
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I have to admit when I go just down the street to pick up what ver at the convienence store I don't put on the seat belt but any farther than that and it goes on. always feel like I am "locked in" and ready for some spirited driving when I am buckled up.
they say most accidents happen within five miles of your home.
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Old 05-26-2013, 06:39 PM   #18
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they say most accidents happen within five miles of your home.
IIRC it was David Letterman who said that is why he get got a post office box in New Delhi, India.
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Old 05-26-2013, 06:44 PM   #19
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I hate to say it, but I see it all the time, every day driving to and from work, dropping my kid off at school etc.

I see kids bouncing around in the back seat, standing up, heads/arms hanging out the windows.

and what are mom or dad doing.. running their stupid mouths on the phone or texting.
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Old 05-26-2013, 06:57 PM   #20
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well, most school buses don't have seatbelts. they also don't have the seat turned around so they're facing the back of the bus which would be much safer
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #21
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I don't understand this. Why is it such a big deal to put on a seatbelt? It should come as second nature to every licensed driver on the road. On a side note, I want to thank GM for making this car as safe as it is. It's amazing how many people make it out of Camaro crashes alive.
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:34 PM   #22
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Putting the death, injury and stupidity of not wearing seat belts aside for a minute to talk about the money part of this.

We that do wear seat belts are forced to pay for those that don't wear them. Our auto and medical insurance rates have the costs for these individuals factored into them. So the next time some idiot injures or kills himself and this kids, not only is it a sad and needless loss, but the rest of us get the privilege for paying more each month from our own budgets on insurance.
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:20 PM   #23
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I've had two very close calls in the past two days.... both within 5 miles from my house. Both involved idiots pulling out in front of me without looking for oncoming traffic. As for seatbelt use, I always buckle up even though I hate the shoulder belt in my convertible. It hits me across my neck NO matter how I have the seat adjusted. Small price to pay to drive such a neat car.
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:36 PM   #24
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I am brainwashed, I put on my seatbelt without thinking, I also make sure the kids have theirs on before going into D or R.

When I was in Saskatoon, there was news article about an armless man fighting a seat belt charge, link below.

But what blew my mind was he was wearing a Bluetooth headset!!

He can't use his feet to put on a seat belt, but he can use his foot to press that tiny Bluetooth button on his ear??? Hahahahaha!!! (joke)

http://www.google.com/search?q=armle...tbelt%20ticket

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Old 05-26-2013, 08:51 PM   #25
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Not putting on my seat belt feels unnatural to me.
That's me...... I cannot fathom why people don't wear seatbelts these days.
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:42 PM   #26
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Not putting on my seat belt feels unnatural to me.


I don't even start the vehicle before buckling up.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:03 PM   #27
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I don't even start the vehicle before buckling up.


What a sad situation. They hit so hard that the mini van was dragging the Camaro when the tow truck started to pull the mini van. I can only shake my head at all of those kids not buckled in...
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:16 PM   #28
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Wait a minute... Seat belts are good for you??? I wonder if cigarettes are bad for you....

What the hell were these people thinking?
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