1 Your seatbelt can hurt you in a crash.
Real Deal. In a crash, everything in your car can cause bodily harm, but your seat belt is one of the few things that can actually save you.
2 Seatbelts can trap you in a fire or under water
Myth. Incidents involving fire or water account for ½ of 1% of all crashes. But more importantly, you can’t escape such dangers unless you’re conscious. Wearing a seat belt gives you a much greater chance of being conscious and able-bodied.