Seatbelts and airbags cause more harm than good
This misconception is one of the most dangerous, as it makes some people not using the seatbelts while driving. Research shows that wearing a seatbelt can reduce the risk of death by 45% and cut the risk of serious injury by half. Airbags also have much greater chance of saving your life than harming you, but they need to be combined with fastening your belt.
There is no technology that can fully prevent you from injury during a crash. But seatbelts and airbags greatly increases your chances of survival, so make sure to use them every single time you are driving.