The Local Police of Totana starts from today until next Sunday the "Special Campaign Monitoring compliance relating to Seat Belt and Child Restraint Systems (CRS), developed in collaboration with the campaign promoted national level by the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT).
This initiative, which will be from 14 to 20 March, is intended to promote, monitor and intensively monitor compliance with the use of seat belts and approved elements child restraint, as more effective passive safety systems to prevent injuries in case of accident .
The urban area is the environment in which most journeys are made and where driving habits related consolidated.
The involvement of the local police in Totana is always total to get, increasingly, the awareness of the risk factors in driving, and internalizing behaviors and safe in all participate in urban traffic behavior, with the ultimate goal to minimize accidents in our city.
The campaign aims ademásverificar compliance with normativarelativa the use of seat belts and other restraint systems.
The seat belt and child restraint systems requires proper use because it is the simplest and binding in all kinds of roads and paths road safety system.
Moreover, their effectiveness is very altasobre all at speeds circulating urbana.La area automóvilesen the possibility of serious injury or death is 5 times less correctly using the belt.
A 50 km / hour in braking, the vehicle stops, but the occupants move, the impact would be like falling from a second floor.
Despite being the oldest protection device, the seat belt is the most cost effective and efficient system, reducing the possibility of death by almost 50% if accidente.Por Moreover, the airbag is most effective if occupants wear seat belts.
It also reduces by half the risk of death in case of accident, in 2014 23% of those killed in crash was not using belt in urban areas this percentage rose to 30%.
With regard to the seriously injured on interurban roads not using seat belts 9% on urban roads and 17%.
One of losobjetivosde the Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 is to ensure that "no child loses his life because it was not properly seated into a suitable seat for their weight and height."