Record-Bee: Seat belts work for the police, too

Release Date: March 5, 2010

An article in the Lake County Record-Bee about provisions that exempt police officers from wearing seat belts while driving reports that a UB study found that 60 percent of the nation's law enforcement officers killed in vehicle crashes died responding to non-emergency calls, and that 40.4 percent of unbelted occupants died vs. 15.5 percent of those wearing seat belts.

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