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If you don’t wear seatbelts you can hurt other people in the car.
If you don’t have vehicle insurance and you injur someone they won’t have any payout on top of being injured.
Good point. But then, seatbelts mustn’t be compulsory for people driving alone.
They still have some solid options:
In money terms, the business of insuring cars is mostly about repairs of cars.
Not using a seatbelt will still increase the chance that you are injured. This will put a burden on society.
Asking your estate to pay is useless if you have no money, insurance claims can reach the millions which most people can not afford. Pedestrians and cyclists aren’t and should not need to be insured.
For the US at least (where I live):