Questions and answers Kharkiv
Why buckling up is important
Why is this needed - the answer is in the statistics of accidents on the road, the global picture looks like this:
- In an accident at a speed of 80 km / h, the passenger's weight increases 80 times, therefore, the risk of injury increases. The seat belt reduces the consequences of an accident.
- In the front seat, a seat belt will save the life of a passenger in 50% of accidents.
- In the event of a side impact, the fastened seat belts can reduce the risk of death and serious injury by 1.8 times.
- In a frontal impact, the risk of death and serious injuries is reduced by 2 times.