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There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent.
The increase in deaths in 2016 was largely attributable to other mistakes by drivers and passengers, including a 4% increase in speeding deaths and a 4.6% increase in fatalities due to unbelted passengers.
Instead, the 2016 increase was largely attributable to other mistakes by drivers and passengers, including a 4 percent increase in speeding deaths and a 4.6 percent increase in fatalities due to unbelted passengers.
Three years ago, the city paid out $490,000 in a settlement to a stonemason whose neck was broken after he was placed, unbelted, in a Philadelphia police wagon.
In an early morning rollover crash Thursday in Deerfield Beach, an unbelted driver was ejected from his SUV and died, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Serbus, who had been unbelted, died at Redwood County Hospital.
Kansas became the 31st state to enact a primary seat belt law in 2010, which allows police to ticket unbelted drivers without another infraction.
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