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Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:19pm

xgamer424

xgamer424

256 posts

i don't know about you but i'm am tired of wearing a seatbelt or getting a ticket over why do you think the government is making us wear it because what if the car is underwater and we can't get out because the seat belt is stuck.
p.s.
i have never gotten a ticket.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:26pm

Raistlin847

Raistlin847

290 posts

seatbelts make driving safer, and they seatbelt itself should be easy enough to take off if your car does go under water. Until they can make driving 100% safe, you'll have to wear a seat belt.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:28pm

xgamer424

xgamer424

256 posts

yeah but this is a free country

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:32pm

Raistlin847

Raistlin847

290 posts

It is, but I don't think that "it's a free country" works with seatbelts otherwise there wouldn't be tickets and fines.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:32pm

Megamickel

Megamickel

946 posts

^That doesn't mean you can do whatever you want. We're free from the oppressive tyranny of another country controlling us (which, ironically, we did for a while back in the late 1800s-early 1900s). Seat belts are an important safety feature that can keep you alive in the event of an accident. Not wearing a seatbelt while driving is like not carrying a backup chute when skydiving. Sure, odds are nothing'll happen, but what if it DOES? Then you're screwed.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:37pm

xgamer424

xgamer424

256 posts

but shouldn't cops be making sure no one is speeding or anything like that.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:39pm

Megamickel

Megamickel

946 posts

^Like they care about what they SHOULD be doing? They can give you a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt so they will. That's all there is to it. The law is there to make sure you WEAR it. Putting them in doesn't do a ****ed bit of good if no one wears them.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:41pm

Raistlin847

Raistlin847

290 posts

ummm.. xgamer, police do watch out for if people are speeding, while they do their everyday jobs.

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:43pm

xgamer424

xgamer424

256 posts

not where i live

 

Posted Mar 27, '08 at 9:45pm

Raistlin847

Raistlin847

290 posts

well than, your police either need to get a different job, because they can't do the one they have, or you should wright a letter to someone like the mayor and complain.