There was a time when many Kansans thought seat belts were for sissies. But a recent SurveyUSA poll, sponsored by KWCH, Channel 12, found 88 percent of Kansans surveyed claiming to use their seat belts all the time. Only 6 percent said they never buckle up, including 10 percent of men and 18- to 34-year-olds. As for the state’s wimpy $10 fine for not wearing a seat belt: 46 percent said it was too lenient, but 39 percent considered it about right.
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