Most drivers wouldn't dare hit the road without putting theirseatbelts on.

Drivers who don't buckle up and who don't require theirpassengers to buckle up could fall from the good graces of theirauto insurance carrier.

To have a low premium, carriers are looking for consistent,low-risk customers. Tickets, along with the hefty financialpenalties, could indicate a more risk-prone driver, which couldlead to higher rates and premiums. 

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