Study: Lebanese Learning to Belt Someone
The number of Lebanese using seatbelts has risen sharply since the beginning of the year, according to a report issued on Tuesday.
The report was issued by the Scientific Research Institution Association, said the Daily Star newspaper.
The results of the study, conducted on 4,000 volunteers in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, revealed an increase in the use of seatbelts by drivers from 19 percent on January 31, to 51 percent in the first week of June, when the use of seat belts became mandatory.
The study also showed that the use of seatbelts by passengers rose from 14 percent to 46 percent in the same period – Albawaba.com