Ever wonder how a seatbelt helps during a car crash? We’ve been told time and time again that it’s important to always buckle up. But why? Brent Gordon Law has seen hundreds of accident victims seriously injured for simply not wearing a seatbelt. Our experienced car accident lawyers feel it is important to notify and remind everyone to wear a seatbelt. Here’s why.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car crashes are a leading cause of death for persons who have died before the age of thirty. More than 90 people were killed in a car accident every day in 2009. However, also in 2009, almost 13,000 people were said to be saved because they were wearing a seatbelt. If everyone had worn a seatbelt that year nearly 4,000 lives would have been saved.
How a Seatbelt Helps During a Car Crash
If those statistics were not convincing enough to always wear a seatbelt in the car, here is how a seatbelt helps during a car crash.
- A seatbelt is designed to hold you in your seat in the event of a car accident. Although you may be flung forward from the force of a crash, the seatbelt will absorb the force with little to no damage to you.
- Seatbelts are connected to a retractor mechanism allowing you to move forward but restrain during a car accident.
- The protection of a seatbelt allows you to remain in the vehicle during a crash. Persons ejaculated from the vehicle during a car accident are highly less likely to survive.
- While it is true seat belts can contribute to serious injury in a high impact crash, nearly all safety experts agree that buckling up will increase your chance of survival dramatically.
Car Accident Lawyers at Brent Gordon Law in Idaho Falls and Pocatello
The auto accident attorneys and lawyers at Brent Gordon Law are aggressive, experienced and highly motivated to get you the compensation you deserve. Our local attorneys for car accidents will help you obtain a settlement faster. The law office of Brent Gordon Law also offers a free consultation to all accident victims. This means you will be able to talk to an experienced lawyer about your case without paying any fees. In fact, you pay nothing until your case is settled. Call our Pocatello law firm at (208) 232-7274 or Idaho Falls law office at (208) 552-0467.
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Our Idaho Falls, Idaho law office services clients in and surrounding Idaho Falls, including for injuries and accidents in Ammon, Rigby, injuries and accidents in Shelly and Blackfoot, and injuries and accidents in Rexburg. If you are looking for an attorney in the Idaho Falls area, visit or call our Idaho Falls office now. 477 Shoup Ave, Suite 101 Idaho Falls, ID 83402 Phone:(208) 552-0467 Brent Gordon Law Facebook Twitter Google+ Instagram
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