Tighten your belt

At this time of year when people are feeling the post-Christmas pinch, there's even more reason to buckle up.

Apart from potential cost of your life if you crash without wearing a seat belt, you can be fined $391 and 3 demerit points as a driver and for every passenger who is not buckled up regardless of the passenger's age.

Find out the facts about seatbelts and restraints and buckle up every trip, every time.