ND Seat-Belts

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Feb 18, 2014 at 7:22 am


According to the state transportation department’s annual survey just under 78-percent of north dakotans wear their seat-belts.   That compares to a national rate of 86-percent.   in grand forks county the figure is even lower at less than 70-percent.    women tend to do a better job than men of buckling-up.   of the 16 selected counties observed in 2013 pembina county had a seat-belt rate of over 88-percent while mckenzie county came in at 54-percent.  cass county hit 85-percent while burleigh 75-percent.   according to the north dakota highway patrol 53-percent of the fatality victims in the state last year were not restrained.

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