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Buckle Up Teens!

Every year, youth in Missouri die in traffic accidents because they were not safely buckled in a seat belt. Unintentional vehicle crashes have been the second leading cause of injury death for Missouri children for more than five years in a row.

More than half (63%) of children who died in vehicle crashes in 2020 were teenagers. One in two deaths (51%) were among youth who were not wearing seatbelts.

Remind your teenager to buckle up. Seat belts save lives!


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