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Last Updated: Monday August 13 2007 15:48 GMT

In pictures: Seatbelt safety in schools

Seatbelt safety in schools

What is going on here? How is this anything to do with road safety?

Seatbelt safety in schools

That's a bit more like it. It looks like a car seat and a steering wheel.

Seatbelt safety in schools

And what can this be? It looks like some sort of fairground ride.

Seatbelt safety in schools

The device is designed to show children what it's like to be in a car accident. The chair sends them down the track as if they were in a car.

Seatbelt safety in schools

And then they get sent flying through a sheet of water, which is standing in for a car windscreen.

Seatbelt safety in schools

Car accidents can be especially dangerous for children as they're smaller and lighter than adults.

Seatbelt safety in schools

Amber, 9, said: "You should always wear a seatbelt because if you don't you might get injured and not survive."

Seatbelt safety in schools

Andrew, 9 said: "It taught me that you can basically die if you don't have a seatbelt on because you could crash through the windscreen."



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