I Always Wear My Seat Belt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 238 People

    My Parents Taught Me Well, I Guess

     When I was little, I was always reminded to put on my seatbelt, and not in the normal way. If I was in my dad's car and I didn't have my belt on or wasn't wearing it properly, instead of just telling me to put it on, my dad would detail what could happen to me if we were to...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2008

    One saved my life in 1988--April 23rd of

    that year. Yes, I suffered a TBI that put me in a coma for 6 days, but I made it out alive.
    BlueStateSaint BlueStateSaint
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2016

    Survival Testimony, All Should Read

    My daughter, got her license last year.  Like other teens, she was excited to get it and wanted a new car.  She got one.  I had that bad feeling in the pit of my stomach, like she would wreck.  About two months later, she called me in the middle of the night...
    Neveah Neveah
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Jul 30, 2008

    I Just Have To

    I just feel like I have to wear a seatbelt in a car. I feel naked in a car without it. It just doesn't feel right, you know?
    AdiRudi AdiRudi
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2010


    I wear my seat belt even when the car is stationary! It just doesn't feel right if i don't. I'm such a loser!
    IntoxicatedDesire IntoxicatedDesire
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 4, 2008

    I always do because I don't feel safe without

    it on . My parents told me that a couple's grandson who is 18 from their church. He was driving his truck with a friend lost control of his truck and crashed. He was not wearing his seatbelt but his friend was. He was thrown from his truck and now is in intensive care unit and...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 22, 2015


    When I have to...I do take it off sometimes when we aren't driving!
    deleted deleted
    Mar 26, 2011

    Because I Had a Friend Who Didnt and Now He Is No Longer Here

    i always wear my seat belt... but i knew a friend of mine who's name was steven he was a big guy 6 3'  and he was about 400 pounds big big guy... i would give him rides home from work in my tiny ford focus hatch back... and everytime he would get in and i would tell him to...
    sothisisme sothisisme
    22-25, F
    Dec 9, 2008

    My Grandchildren Were In a Car Accident

     My oldest daughter called last night all shook up.  Earlier my son-in-law picked up the kids after work heading home as usual.  He had a green light at the intersection and Thank God the kids were in good car seats.  A car came the other way & T...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Dec 18, 2008
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