Prevalence of driving without seatbelts in the United Kingdom (UK) 2006-2013

This statistic shows how frequently people in the United Kingdom did not wear seatbelts either in the front or back of the car between November 2006 and July 2013. The share of respondents not wearing seatbelts in the car, both in the front and back, fell significantly between 2006 and 2013, by other half for both. In 2013 only five percent of respondents said that they did not wear seatbelts when sitting in the front of the car.

How frequently, if at all, do you not wear a seatbelt when sitting in the front or back of the car?

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Release date

August 2013


United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

November 2006 to July 2013

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

Number of respondents not made clear in the source.

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