seat belt


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a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident

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The world's first seat belt law was put in place in 1970, in the state of Victoria, Australia, making the wearing of a seat belt compulsory for drivers and front-seat passengers.
If you have decided that getting out of the car is your primary priority, then getting the seat belt out of the way is crucial.
Department of Transportations National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, seat belt use is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.
It's unknown what kind of liability a district would incur if a student was not wearing his or her seat belt on a school bus equipped with them, she added.
He said police officers will warn backseat passengers first and if the passenger refuses to fasten the seat belt, the driver will be issued a ticket.
Seat belt use is proven to reduce these serious injuries.
Automatic seat belt systems also present several operational disadvantages.
That includes legal questions such as whether districts are responsible if a student is injured after failing to use a seat belt.
Among the Latvian respondents, 35 per cent always wear seat belts when travelling on a bus, 30 per cent mostly choose to fasten their seat belts in buses, 20 per cent do it rarely, and 15 per cent never use seat belts in buses.
For an older child and adult, these parts are the hips and shoulders, which is where the seat belt should be strapped," Osterhuber says.
Results were stratified by type of seat belt law in the state of residence because type of law is known to be associated with seat belt use (1,2).
If you're pregnant, you should still wear a seat belt.
He said the CTP was utilizing all available resources to make the campaign a success as the use of seat belt could decrease accidents on roads.
In addition to the 15 billboards in Colorado Springs and Denver, CDOT launched a statewide radio campaign and included messages about seat belt use on gas pumps at 60 gas stations.
And unfortunately, more than a third of drivers who died were not wearing a seat belt.