Rural Virginia Lags in Seat Belt Usage

Rural Virginia Lags in Seat Belt Usage

There are 16 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Feb 22, 2013, titled Rural Virginia Lags in Seat Belt Usage. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

Statewide surveys show that motorists and passengers in rural Virginia are less likely to wear seat belts than those in other parts of the state.

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huck

Charlottesville, VA

#1 Feb 24, 2013
that's cus their bud's in the way
Dude

Spotsylvania, VA

#2 Feb 24, 2013
Who cares? Darwin says, "bring them on."
Native

Palmyra, VA

#3 Feb 24, 2013
Just one more way to polish up the gene pool....that can't hurt now can it?
I live here

Hardy, VA

#4 Feb 24, 2013
It might be unacceptable to those who die, but it's their choice.
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#5 Feb 24, 2013
Native wrote:
Just one more way to polish up the gene pool....that can't hurt now can it?
My dream come true.
HIM

Bassett, VA

#6 Feb 24, 2013
Seatbelts get in the way when your trying to hit the bicyclist in the head with a beer bottle. Why do they wear those gays suits to ride bikes anyway?
new yorker

Bassett, VA

#7 Feb 24, 2013
When the state buys my car, pays insurance on it, buys my gas, buys my oil, then they can tell me how to drive it! Until then, they better touch up their driving skills if they want to give me a ticket!
internets

Charlottesville, VA

#8 Feb 25, 2013
new yorker wrote:
When the state buys my car, pays insurance on it, buys my gas, buys my oil, then they can tell me how to drive it! Until then, they better touch up their driving skills if they want to give me a ticket!
you make your own roads?
MYOB

Waynesboro, VA

#9 Feb 25, 2013
This is just like the motorcycle helmet law. Me not wearing a helmet when on a bike, or a seatbelt when in a car cannot hurt anyone but me.

I am an adult and do not need the government to protect me from myself. If I want to do something stupid, that is my business. If I die from it, yeah, I deserve it, and that is still my business.
MYOB

Waynesboro, VA

#10 Feb 25, 2013
internets wrote:
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you make your own roads?
no, but I pay taxes to use the public ones. I cant hurt you by not wearing a seatbelt, so it is none of anyone's business
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#11 Feb 25, 2013
MYOB wrote:
If I want to do something stupid, that is my business.
until they haul off your sorry, uninsured a s s to the emergency room
Dude

Spotsylvania, VA

#12 Feb 25, 2013
huck wrote:
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until they haul off your sorry, uninsured a s s to the emergency room
Thanks to Reagan's EMTALA, they can't refuse care... which they should be able to.
Sure

Charlottesville, VA

#13 Feb 25, 2013
huck wrote:
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until they haul off your sorry, uninsured a s s to the emergency room
and then to a nursing home where is cost 60K/year to store you for the next 25 years on the tax payers dime.
BBJ

Charlottesville, VA

#14 Feb 25, 2013
Than what else should we have to do so you won't have to pay for it. I should be each persons decision an if it is a bad one he will suffer; leave us a little freedom.
Henry

Troy, VA

#15 Mar 2, 2013
internets wrote:
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you make your own roads?
No! But I pay my share on them?? Want to fight about it??
Henry

Troy, VA

#16 Mar 2, 2013
Sure wrote:
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and then to a nursing home where is cost 60K/year to store you for the next 25 years on the tax payers dime.
Pay your taxes and STFU!

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