Sadly, a lot of people believe that if they choose not to wear a seatbelt, the only person they can hurt would be themselves, but nothing could be farther from the truth… in more ways than one.Continue reading “Seat belts in the back seat, and the ‘backseat bullet’”
Not wearing a seatbelt can result in ejection from the vehicle and a horrendous, pointless death
Since the beginning of 2020 there have been nine fatal incidents on South Dakota highways. Six of these fatalities resulted specifically from people not wearing their seatbelts, and then being ejected out of their cars onto the road or surrounding terrain, where they died…
Currently in South Dakota, not wearing a seatbelt is not a primary offense. Nor is it state law for adult passengers riding in the back of a vehicle to wear safety belts…
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Winter Tires or All-Season Tires — Which are Best & Safest?
(This copyright article was previously posted by Advanced Drivers of North America in 2017 and is reproduced here by permission.)
Which is better on winter roads: a two-wheel drive car with winter tires or a similarly-sized, four-wheel drive vehicle (such as an SUV or pick-up truck) with all-season tyres? … The answer may surprise you.
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