Monday, 16 April 2007

On Seatbelts

Over at Making Light Jim Macdonald has a post telling you exactly why you want to wear a seatbelt. You might want to wear one while reading it:

Let’s talk briefly about being thrown clear, because it happens more often than you’d think. Unrestrained driver: side impact. Vehicle spins. Driver goes out the window. In one case I recall, the driver was half-way out his window when the vehicle rolled over on top of him. That was the second-most grotesque scene I’ve ever been to.

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