Jackson is a city located in Hinds County, Mississippi. It’s actually one of two county seats, with the second being the city of Raymond. If you live in Jackson, then you should remember to always buckle up when you’re in a car.
In 2016, there were 690 traffic fatalities in Mississippi. And according to statistics, 1 out of every 2 people killed wasn’t wearing a seat belt. Seat belts save lives, and it’s important to always buckle up. Teen drivers and their passengers are the least likely to wear a seat belt. So, no matter your age, wearing a seat belt is important.
According to the US Department of Transportation, Mississippi had 581 traffic fatalities in 2019. Those 581 crashes resulted in 643 deaths. The deaths included drivers, their passengers, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians.
Have you received a ticket in Mississippi? Would you like to become a better driver? Consider enrolling in a defensive driving course. First, the course can possibly get your ticket dismissed. It might clear your record, and prevent you from paying a fine. Second, the course would allow you to refresh your knowledge of the rules of the road. Taking a course is a win-win situation for you and Jackson, Mississippi.