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Police Enforcing Seat Belt Laws Memorial Day Weekend

Some 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest are joining police departments throughout the national in an effort that also features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement.


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Firefighters Statewide Asked To Pledge To Wear Seat Belts

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois fire departments are being asked to sign a pledge to help prevent the second leading cause of firefighter fatalities. As WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports, traffic crashes are the number two […]


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Study Backs Safety Belts For Back Seat

A state transportation study shows that back-seat passengers killed in auto accidents are twice as likely as front-seat passengers to not be wearing safety belts.