In North Carolina, it is the law to buckle up no matter where you sit.
Not wearing a seat belt can cost up to $179 in fines. It is $263 for 15 and under (penalty goes to driver of the vehicle).
More than 10% of front seat drivers and passengers don't wear their belt.
Nationally, in fatal crashes during 2013, 79% of occupants that were ejected from passenger vehicles were killed.
In 2013, 581 lives were saved due to seat belt and child restrained use in North Carolina.
87.8% of men buckle up versus 93% of women.
In 1993, North Carolina became the first state to implement "Click It or Ticket".
In 2014, 41% of motor vehicle occupants who died in crashes were unrestrained.
Too many people wrongly believe they are safe in the back seat unrestrained. In 2014, 47% of rear seat occupants killed were unrestrained.