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Obese Drivers Buckle Up Less [Headlines]

Morbidly overweight Americans 56% more likely to die in a car crash than people of normal weight, partially attributed to propensity to wear seat belts.

Allie Walker
  • 9 may 2012

A recent study found that people of normal weight are 67% more likely to wear a seat belt than obese drivers; scientists hypothesized obese drivers don’t buckle up because seat belts are uncomfortable for their girth. Scientific American

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