Starting September 1st all people in a vehicle must wear a seat belt
WELL IT'S ABOUT DAMN TIME NOW.
Alabama is a beautiful state with beautiful people, but Alabama has this weird tendency to fall nearly 30 years behind in politics and in laws.
One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up. Many Americans understand the lifesaving value of the seat belt – the national use rate was at 89.6% in 2018. Seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,955 lives in 2017. Understand the potentially fatal consequences of not wearing a seat belt and learn what you can do to make sure you and your family are properly buckled up every time.