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April 1, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Allison

Seatbelt Contest

Teenagers in Northwest Missouri have a chance to win prizes for wearing their seatbelts.

Teens between the ages of 15 to 20 have a chance to win by sending a picture of theirself wearing a seatbelt to The Show Me Your Seatbelt contest. Local high schools also have seatbelt spotters that award those driving with seatbelts and warning those without about the dangers. Customer Relations manager for MoDot's Northwest District, Melissa Black, says seatbelt wear is a very important message for teens.

Teenagers in Missouri are among the lowest percentage of seatbelt users. For more information you can visit