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Safety Tip: Seat Belt Check List

As an IIHS survey underscores, some people don't bother to buckle up -- particularly when they're riding in the back seat. A simple reminder from the driver can make all occupants safer.

Buckling Up in Back

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that many rear-seat passengers don't bother to wear seat belts on every trip. It's a decision that compromises the safety of everyone in the vehicle. Video courtesy of IIHS. For a related safety tip, click here.

Video Tip: Buckling Up in Back

Rear-seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they’re unbuckled, so it's important for fleet drivers to make sure all passengers are wearing seat belts each and every trip.

Backseat Passengers at Risk

Rear-seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they're not wearing a seat belt, but many adults riding in back still neglect to buckle up. Here's a KOLR 10/CBS News report about this dangerous trend. For the fleet safety tip, click here.