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Why is it that some people don't wear their seat belt?

Do they think they're cool when they don't wear it??
There was a story on the news tonight about an accident where three 18 year olds were all ejected from the car after hitting a telephone pole.....one died on the scene, the other two are in critical condition.....none wearing a seat belt. That's why they're called "accidents", right? No one knows when they're gonna have one........

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"It wrinkles my shirt"
"I'm not going to get trapped by a seat belt if I'm in an accident"
"It's not cool"
"I have airbags, I don't need a seat belt"
"It rubs my neck raw"

As far as I'm concerned, there is no valid excuse NOT to wear a seat belt.

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This is MY take on the whole thing.......if a person "opted out" of wearing their seat belt, then there is NO insurance payouts whatsoever......I'm not sure if that's how it works already or not, but it should be......I fully understand that a seat belt COULD cause a person injury/death, BUT as long as they're wearing it then they are trying to do the "right thing".......I wear mine all the time
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No seat belt....no insurance coverage, that would be good, but I don't think it works that way. I'm sure that seat belts have caused injury and contributed to some deaths but the lives saved far outweigh those. I feel naked if I forget to put on my seat belt, I never drive without it.
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Some people choose not to wear their seat belts when they are traveling almost close to home/ somewhere, the shoulder belt is uncomfortable to them, or they just refuse to. No, they don't think they're cool without wearing it. Just an accident? Not really. Those 3 idiots didn't wear a seat belt in the first place. You never know if an accident is going to occur so it's always safe to buckle up!

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I didn't until it became a law,because I find them too restricting.I was once rear-ended in my 65 Mercury hot rod(no seat belts) that I used to own,and I had to help the woman who hit me because her airbag knocked her silly....I would still take my chances without one than to think I may become pinned in by it...but that's no longer my choice,apparently.

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I have a weird fear that the vehicle will get caught on fire and my seat belt will get stuck.
It also hurts my neck.

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They'll find out when they are severely injured or die in a collision that otherwise would have been pretty harmless.There is a reason it is a law in most states.

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Ikr....what's holding them back?

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OMG......................two questions in a row............
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You keep settin' 'em up and I keep knockin' 'em down ;)
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And I'll keep laughin.....8)
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you go gal lol
hello naf..:)
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hey toni
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I do not wear one because I'm claustrophobic. You trap me in something and things go bad in a hurry. and they feel like traps

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I never use to wear one..lazy, but I do all the time now. .Feel naked without it! I have to do battle with my adult son to wear one, but I am losing the battle. I think he fears the fire issue. I can see his point, but I would think ejection would be more common than fire but only God can tell. I hope we never find out!

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Some will rip your torso open if you crash, but now adays people shouldn't have airbags.
I heard more people being killed by the airbag then people being saved.

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They like to live on the wild side what me and my brother use to do we would switch seats while my mom was driving in the car and wasn't paying attention and when she finally realized what we were doing she got so mad at us ! lol.

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daredevils now a days, man...

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Yup........no sympathy for when the flip and die.........
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nah, i have tons of sympathy. its just that when people know Exactly what may happen when they dont wear one, then they r literally daring themselves.
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Exactly.....since no one can predict the future, then they should be wearing their seat belt.......so the people that don't wear one get no sympathy from me.....
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aahhhh okay i see what ur saying. right on, man 8)
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maybe kool is the answer. Cause motorcyclists don't wear'm either

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that's because they dont have seatbelts, like bicyles.
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ohhh. didn't know that. Uz smarter then the average kitty. thx
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ohhh. didn't know that. Uz smarter then the average kitty. thx
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ohhh. didn't know that. Ur smarter then the average kitty. thx
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oh. didn't know that. Your smarter then the average kitty. thx
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oh. didn't know that. Your smarter then the average kitty. thx
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Too lazy. also, what if you have a head-on collision, dont get thrown out because you were wearing a seatbelt, and the person in the other car (dead) flies through their windshield and lands on you, and they are morbidly obese, and pin you down, and the car catches fire, and you cant get the dead guy off of you nor undo your seatbelt, and the seatbelt melts onto you, and you die slowly, burning to death while smelling smoke and burning fat?

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Dang!
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