Believe it or not, there are right and wrong ways to wear a seat belt. By wearing a seat belt properly, it will better absorb fatal forces of a crash and be less likely to cause harm to vital internal organs. Be aware of the proper way to wear a seat belt.
Follow these tips:
- Never put the shoulder belt behind your back or under your arm!
- Place the shoulder belt across the center of your chest and avoid the neck!
- Adjust the lap belt snugly across your hips and not your stomach!