The police cracked down on people who were not wearing a seatbelt over the memorial day weekend here in my town. No suprise many of those drivers were also drunk or breaking some other law, and some had no license or insurance. There was a big outcry of people whining that they got a seatbelt ticket…
Guess what? I didn’t get pulled over…Why? Cause I WORE MY SEATBELT. Why? Cause its a GOOD IDEA.
Its no ones business they tell me. Its their own choice they tell me. Seatbelts do more harm than good they say. I don’t need seatbelts, my car has X number of airbags. I WANT to be thrown out the window and clear of the wreck…Yes that was actually said by someone here locally.
You can either keep getting pulled over and complaining about it, or you can stop being a brain stem and wear your seatbelt.
When some drunk idiot plows into you and sends your head through the windshield I don’t want my tax dollars having to pay your welfare because you’re now an unemployable mush mellon. You see your decision to be an idiot CAN affect others. I understand just plain lapbelts often caused great injury, but who has just plain lap belts these days?
How hard headed do you have to be to not understand that a seatbelt saves lives and DRAMATICALLY reduces the likely hood of you being seriously disabled in an accident?
And please don’t be a prove to be an even bigger dolt by insisting that you know the 1-in-a-billion example of someone who was saved in an accident because he or she wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. If you want to play that game I’ll tell you the story of the guy with brain cancer who put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger only to kill all the cancer cells in his brain, but left the rest of him unscarred. It may be true, but NO ONE WITH AN OUNCE OF INTELLIGENCE is going to recommend that you do it.