seatbelts http://apr.org en Seatbelts Not Worn In 59 Percent Of Car Fatalities http://apr.org/post/seatbelts-not-worn-59-percent-car-fatalities <P>Alabama Department of Transportation officials say more than half of the people killed in car crashes last year were not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.</P> <P>State officials Monday released a report based on preliminary data from the Alabama State Troopers indicating that 59 percent of people who died in traffic accidents in 2012 were not wearing seatbelts.</P> <P>Officials say 424 traffic fatality victims were in vehicles where seatbelts were available and 251 were not wearing them at the time of the crash. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 22:55:38 +0000 The Associated Press 27749 at http://apr.org Seatbelts Not Worn In 59 Percent Of Car Fatalities