by kryztyna 04 Oct 2011

Ow Ow, was in a motor accident Sunday, Not a mark on me or the driver , but I have 2 cracked ribs, whiplash and pain to remind me....WEAR YOUR SEAT BELT...I tried to, but it did not fasten. Message to self: AND KEEP THEM IN WORKING ORDER

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by greysewist Moderator 05 Oct 2011

Hope you're feeling much better soon -and that the car owner makes sure to keep seatbelts in good order after this experience :) You'll try other seats until you get a working one next time, maybe. Life's lessons can be painful!

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by justonlyme 05 Oct 2011

Did you get written up for the faulty seat belt to add insult to injury? It is amazing how much even a little fender bender can hurt. Might you have buckled a shirt tail in to your belt? I've done that before. I hope you heal quickly and can take it easy for a while till you recover. Cracked ribs can hurt so incredibly bad, and there is nothing that can really be done about it. Good luck with your recovery!

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by asterixsew Moderator 04 Oct 2011

It is the law in the UK to wear a seatbelt. Sorry to hear about your accident

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by capoodle 04 Oct 2011

Have broken some ribs and found a long line bra with stays holds everything still better and makes you have better posture and less discomfort. Really like the newer cars that have a beep to remind the passengers to fasten up. Hope you feel better soon.

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by mary51 04 Oct 2011

Glad you are OK Your angel was with you. God protects you.

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by rwalden 04 Oct 2011

Count your blessings...it could have been a lot worse.
I pray you recover quickly from your injuries. Take care and always fasten your seat belts.

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by loosie 04 Oct 2011

Glad to hear you are okay, things could have been alot worse, I always check my kids belts even tho they tell me they can do it themselves, it only takes a second to do the pull test to make sure its in correctly. My kids don't like it but it's necessar

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by kryztyna 04 Oct 2011

Thanks for the well wishes. I always wear my seat belt, however I was not in my own transport and the passenger seatbelt was not working properly and did not latch correctly. I will always make sure that I know the seat belts in my car are working. It is law here to wear them, but many people neglect to keep them in good nick.

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by rmj8939 04 Oct 2011

glad you were not hurt too badly. Seat belts are a must here.

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by shirlener88 04 Oct 2011

So sorry to hear about your accident and your injuries - we always wear our seat beat - it is the law.

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by airyfairy 04 Oct 2011

So sorry to hear this. Thank goodness you are all right. I ALWAYS wear my seatbelt, so I know it is working. Sarah.

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kryztyna by kryztyna 04 Oct 2011

I always wear my seat belt, but I was not in my own car and the passenger belt did not work properly.

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by pennifold 04 Oct 2011

Ouch! you poor thing - it is compulsory to wear Seatbelts in Australia. It is an on the spot fine of $265.00 and a 3 demerit point loss (all drivers are issued with 12 points at the beginning of their driving career). I do hope your ribs heal quickly and that you are on some pain refief. Love and blelssings Chris

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katiemouse by katiemouse 04 Oct 2011

yes we are made to wear them here in downunderland, but it is good to see you are all right, even though I do not know you, it makes a change to have a happy ending, you take care and blessing to you and yours

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