You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Who taught YOU to drive?

Massachusetts could benefit from pushier seat-belt reminders

Last summer while I was in France, my rental car blared like a smoke alarm when I failed to buckle up — and got even louder until I complied.

The noise was startling and annoying, but do you know what? A lot of drivers — particularly in Massachusetts — might benefit from such audible bullying.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week