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Watch: UP Police’s gets device to show what happens if you don’t wear a seat belt

Kanpur Police shared a longer video of the device in action where people were strapped in next to a dummy that was not wearing a seat belt.

Using a seat belt persuader, a police officer showed how one can topple with the slightest jerk even when moving at a low speed.

The Uttar Pradesh traffic police now has a device to let citizens see and experience the effect of not wearing a seat belt while driving, even if they’re going at a slow speed. Using the device, a police officer demonstrated how one can be thrown from the seat thanks to the slightest jerk.

“A demonstration reinforcing the inevitability of #SeatBelt for our own life!” said Rahul Srivastav, Additional SP (Technical Services) of UP Police, while sharing the video with the hashtag, #BetterBeltThanNever.


The Kanpur Police handle shared a longer video of the device in action where people are made to sit on the device next to an unstrapped dummy.

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The demonstration got a thumbs up from many on the social media platform, who hoped this will at least persuade people to wear seat belts for their own safety.

First published on: 14-08-2019 at 04:51:23 pm
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