The Washington State Traffic Safety Commission sent out a press release late Monday night that proclaimed the state’s seat belt use “now, likely the highest in the nation and the world.”
According to a recent survey, 96.3 percent of Washingtonians were buckling up.
Seat belt usage has been high in the state for quite a while. Four years ago, when the state passed the primary seat belt law, 82 percent of drivers wore seat belts behind the wheel, the commission reported.
The message about seat belt use is a constant one from the Traffic Safety Commission (you’ve…