“We all know seatbelts save lives but 9% of Queenslanders still aren’t buckling up. If you’re one of them, you’re 8 times more likely to be killed in a crash.
Even at low speeds, a crash at 40km/h can have the same impact as falling from a two storey building. So, always wear your seatbelt even on short journeys.
Without a seatbelt you’re risking your life, your cash ($365 fine) and your licence (3 demerit points for a first offence).
And remember, if you’re driving, you’re responsible for all passengers (children and adults) wearing their seatbelts.”