How Do Seat Belts Work? The Science Behind the Seat Belt

Are you old enough to remember when no one used their seat belts? I can remember traveling from Columbus, OH, to Williamson, WV when I was young, lying in the back ledge where the back window was. Yep… you would be reported to the police and/or social services today. And well you should be. But, that is how it was back then. As they say, “When you know better, you do better.”

I know that I could NOT imagine allowing my son to be in a moving vehicle unbuckled, today.  We know now that seat belts save lives. But just how do they work? Check out this infographic for a look at the science behind the seat belt…

The Science Behind the Seat Belt

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