It's all about saving lives...

In Montana, 7 out of 10 people killed in crashes each year are unbuckled. Those who died might be alive today if only they had been wearing their seat belts.

You can help solve this statewide healthcare issue. Remember, buckle up every trip, every time—even on short trips at low speeds. A simple click is all it takes to save a life.


The deadly equation

Crash force is equal to your body weight multiplied by the speed of the vehicle. At just 30mph, that's like falling out of a building...

How seatbelts work

Everyone knows seatbelts keep you from flying through the windshield or hurtling toward the dashboard, but there's more...

In Montana, it's the law

Montana law places responsibility on the driver to ensure each occupant is properly buckled or in a child safety restraint...


Don't become a statistic—buckle up.

Motor vehicle crashes continue to be one of the top 5 causes of death in Montana. Nearly 65% of those who died in 2009 were not properly buckled. If they had been, the outcome may have been different...

Seatbelts reduce the risk of death for a front seat occupant by about 50 percent. It's such a simple thing to do to save lives. Make it a habit, Montana. Buckle up.

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