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Traffic Safety Commission kicks off 'Seatbelt Holdouts' campaign

 

November 19, 2020

OLYMPIA—The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) has announced a new campaign targeting a small group of drivers: Those who refuse to wear seatbelts.

The campaign began on social media, on the radio, and at select locations on November 16, 2020.

“Washington has a success story to tell when it comes to seat belts,” says Shelly Baldwin, WTSC legislative and media director. “More than 93 percent of Washingtonians buckle up. Most of us know that wearing a seat belt improves your chances of surviving a crash by 45 percent. But despite our high seat belt use rate, 20 percent of pe...



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