Yet statistics show 68% of people who die in state traffic crashes aren’t wearing.
Missouri’s safety belt use rate fell in 2006, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced recently. A department survey showed 75 percent of Missourians are buckling up this year as compared to 77 percent in 2005.
“I’m extremely disappointed to see our safety belt use numbers fall,” said MoDOT Director Pete Rahn.
“It worries me to think