Paralympian launches police seatbelt campaign

Josie Pearson, a Welsh Paralympian who won gold at London 2012, is fronting this year's All Wales Seatbelt campaign. She has described how she was paralysed after not wearing a seatbelt in 2003.

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Paralympian helps Police launch seatbelt campaign

Paralympian Josie Pearson MBE is backing the All Wales Seatbelt Campaign. Credit: PA

Paralympic gold medallist Josie Pearson MBE has teamed up with Gwent Police to launch this year's All Wales Seatbelt Campaign.

Josie sustained life changing injuries which left her paralysed as a result of a road traffic collision that occurred in Goytre, near Abergavenny in 2003. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The seatbelt campaign will run over the next two weeks and aims to enforce the law of wearing a seatbelt in the front and rear of a vehicle, and prevent people putting their lives at risk in the first place by choosing not to belt up.

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