The Vehicle Incidents and Issues topic deals with issues related to specialized patrols like motorcycle units as well as vehicular risks and challenges to law enforcement, including vehicle crashes involving police and vehicular assaults against officers. From single-car traffic accidents to high-speed pursuits, most law enforcement injuries and fatalities occur in, or immediately outside of, a police officer’s vehicle.
There's an open secret about seat belts at police departments: many officers killed in on-duty crashes aren't wearing them. If wearing a seat belt might save an officer's life, why do so many cops and agency administrators say police culture can sometimes discourage their use? - Full Story