Seatbelts are a key safety feature of vehicles and can save your life when used correctly.

Seatbelts keep you in your seat if you are involved in a crash and massively reduce the chance of serious injury and death. 

It is essential that both front and back seat passengers always use their seatbelt, both for their own safety and the safety of other vehicle occupants. In a crash, an unrestrained back seat passenger can be thrown forward with enough force to kill the driver or front seat passenger if they hit them. 

For the legal requirements on wearing seatbelts, visit the Government guidance page.

In order for your seatbelt to protect you:

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