Infographic: The Science Behind Seat Belts

In this infographic on the science behind seat belts some interesting and some encouraging facts that I wanted to share with you — National seat belt use has increased from 69% in 1998 to 84% in 2010, Automotive fatalities rank third in terms of lives lost per year, behind cancer and heart disease, Seat belts are responsible for saving between 12,000 to 16,000 lives a year, Most crash deaths occur within 25 miles of home and at speeds under 40 miles per hour. The message is clear: Seat belts save lives. But how exactly do they work, find out below…

The Science Behind the Seat Belt

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Houke de Kwant is a 28 year old communication & multimedia design graduate from the Netherlands and the creator of TheArtHunters (former Daily Inspiration, which was started as part of his study). He is currently working as a front-end developer at Ivaldi, an internet agency in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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