Non-seatbelt use higher in rural Manitoba, while electronic communication device use higher in Winnipeg: Manitoba Public Insurance
A road safety observation study commissioned last fall by Manitoba Public Insurance reports that non-seatbelt use is higher in rural Manitoba with 10 per cent of all drivers observed not wearing their seatbelt, compared to three per cent in the Winnipeg capital region.
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