By David Mittleman

It may be hard to believe now, but in the early 1980s only about 20% of motor vehicle drivers and passengers in Michigan wore their seat belts. That changed 30 years ago when Michigan became the third state in the country (after New York and New Jersey) to enact a law requiring seat belt use. Although the law faced heavy opposition at first, today well over 90% of Michigan motorists habitually buckle up before taking to the roadway.

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