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What’s Your Seat Belt IQ?


Never Give Up Until They Buckle Up.

Any time you’re in a motor vehicle, no matter where you’re sitting or where you’re going, you should always play it safe. Remember to buckle up every trip, every time! Use this quiz to test your seat belt IQ!


  1. True or false: Every State has at least some kind of seat belt law.
  2. Correct! The answer is B - False
    The answer is B - False


  3. Far too many Americans die in crashes every year. Do you know how many unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants died in 2012?
  4. Correct! The answer is D - 10,335
    The answer is D - 10,335


  5. If you wear a seat belt correctly while riding in the front seat of a car, your chances of a fatal injury are reduced by ___ percent.
  6. Correct! The answer is B - 45.
    The answer is B - 45.


  7. Is it best to use your seat belt on long trips or short trips?
  8. Correct! The answer is C. Both
    The answer is C. Both


  9. What is the best defense against drunk drivers on the road?
  10. Correct! The answer is B - A seat belt.
    For occupants in SUVs, pickups, and vans, seat belts reduce the risk of fatal injury to the driver and front seat passenger by 60 percent.
    The answer is B - A seat belt.
    For occupants in SUVs, pickups, and vans, seat belts reduce the risk of fatal injury to the driver and front seat passenger by 60 percent.


  11. Most crashes happen within ___ miles of home.
  12. Correct! The answer is D - 25.
    The answer is D - 25.


  13. Child restraint use drops by 40 percent when?
  14. Correct! The answer is A - When parents ride without their seat belts.
    The answer is A - When parents ride without their seat belts.


  15. In 2012, seat belts saved approximately how many lives?
  16. Correct! The answer is C - 12,174.
    The answer is C - 12,174.


  17. In 2012, what percent of passenger vehicle occupants 21 to 24 years old were not using restraints when killed in traffic crashes?
  18. Correct! The answer is B - 63 percent, the highest percentage of all age groups.
    The answer is B - 63 percent, the highest percentage of all age groups.


  19. True or False: Wearing your seat belt is your best insurance to prevent injury and death in the tragic case of a motor vehicle crash.
  20. Correct! The answer is A - True.
    The answer is A - True.


ANSWER KEY
  • B - False
  • D – 10,335
  • B - 45
  • C - Both
  • B - A seat belt
  • D - 25
  • A - When parents ride without their seat belts
  • C - 12,174
  • B – 63 percent, the highest percentage of all age groups
  • A – True






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