Madison, WI,
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May
2015
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01:54 PM
America/Chicago

Make Buckling Up a Smart Habit

Whether you're going for a quick jaunt to the store or embarking on an epic road trip with your family, make sure you buckle up. Not only is it the law in almost every state, but it's a super easy way to stay safe behind the wheel.

Be a positive force for good - follow these tips to keep you, your passengers and others safe on the road.

Buckle up firstBefore you even rev up the car, buckle your seat belt. It's the best and safest way to start any trip!

Be a driving influenceLead by example by asking others to buckle up. After all, 9 out of 10 people fasten their belts when asked to do so.

Kids should click itEnsure your kids fasten their seat belts. When they do, be sure to give them encouraging, positive reinforcement.

Got teens? Talk to themTeens buckle up far less frequently than adults do. Talk to your teen about why buckling up can help them safely pursue the fun things in life.

Car seats are mandatoryAlways keep those little ones safely protected in car seats that are the right size and properly installed. For specifics, this Learning Center article can help.

Every time you and your loved ones buckle up, you're actively taking a step toward protecting your dreams!

Check out these related resources:
Spring Driving Tips
How Safe is Your Vehicle?
Airbag Safety