Fat drivers are 80% more likely to die in a crash: Extra weight stops seat belts tightening properly

Fat drivers are 80% more likely to die in a crash: Extra weight stops seat belts tightening properly By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:13 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:30 GMT, 22 January 2013 Obese drivers are more likely to die in car crashes than other motorists – with fat women most at risk, warn scientists.