Do you wear your seatbelt?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by thechickenchick, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Never

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  2. Most of the time

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  3. Yes, all of the time

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  1. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Another thread brought this question to my mind. I was never a stickler for a seat belt, unless it was my child. I know, that doesn't make any sense at all. New Years eve year before last my teenager asked me to start wearing mine. I said yes. So every time I think, aww not this time, I think about how disappointed he would be if I were injured (or worse) because I did not wear my seat belt.

    I was just curious how many of us put it on because it is the law or because we believe in them?
     

  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Been wearing seatbelts ever since I started driver's ed..our instructor had that drilled into us many times as we enter inside the car. Been doing that since 1982!

    Also seatbelts KEEP me in the seats, vinyl or plastic seats will make me slide all over the seats when one would be turning or stopping or making emergency moves.
     
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2010
  3. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    I am a lot like you (surprise!) I didn't used to wear it unless I was out on the highway or something, only for the fear of getting pulled over and ticketed, not my safety. But, in my old age, it really has become a routine for me. When Colton started driving and I would get in with him he would just stare at me and finally say "Are you going to put on your belt so we can take off?" So, although I slip a little, I am doing much better about it!
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Quote:[​IMG] Imagine that!!! Raymond keeps working on Kenny, maybe some day it will sink in [​IMG]
     

  5. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Songster

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    My vehicle does not move until every single person is belted in. If anyone ever objects, they are welcome to find alternate means of transportation.
     
  6. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Songster

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    Been wearing mine ever since I started driving. I can remember coming home from school one day when I was 17, I was about 2 miles from my house when I realized I had forgotten to put it on.. I literally got sick at my stomach when I realized how far I had driven without it.
     
  7. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    I don't even drive down the driveway to take out the trash or get the mail without putting on my safety belt. I insist that all passengers in my car wear theirs too.
     

  8. Mama C

    Mama C In the Brooder

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    Quote:Exactly this. My parents had this rule my entire life and so do I.

    On the extremely rare occasion that I start the car before buckling my kids into their car seats (because I'm loading groceries or the like) they SCREAM like someone is killing them. I may have over trained them. Just a little.
     
  9. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    My parents always wore seatbelts and made all us kids wear seatbelts growing up, so I've worn them all my life and my kids aren't given the option of not wearing one. I don't mess around with safety.
     

  10. SallyF

    SallyF Songster

    Jul 5, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    DH and I have always worn them, and taught our children to do the same. If everyone is not buckled up, the car don't go. My MIL was a volunteer for a rescue squad and had to scrape enough people off the pavement. I believe!!
     

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