Summary: The drivers were penalised for failing to buckle up, or not ensuring everyone in their car wore seatbelts
is one of the most important safety tools that helps reduce injuries and increases a person's survival opportunities in case of accidents, Lt.
And as the law states drivers are responsible for ensuring youngsters are using the correct seatbelt
or car seat, traffic cops will also be looking out for them.
usage is down in hired vehicles compared to personal vehicles.
While the performance of CRS installed using LATCH or a lap belt is regulated by FMVSS 213, the performance with new safety system technologies such as the inflatable seatbelt
are not typically studied .
Police said the aim of the campaign is to raise awareness among drivers and passengers so that on entering a vehicle, they wear their seatbelt
Police forces in Wales have vowed to crack down on motorists and passengers not wearing seatbelts
as part of the All Wales Seatbelt
Campaign which runs until March 21.
Passengers over 14 years are responsible for wearing their own seatbelt
and can therefore face prosecution.
To combat these statistics, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently launched the Never Give Up Until They Buckle Up campaign, targeting seatbelt
use for tween passengers and their caregivers driving the vehicles.
MORE than 1,200 drivers and passengers have been stopped by police for not wearing a seatbelt
, as part of a two-week Wales-wide campaign.
Studies show that wearing a seatbelt
reduces the risk of death or serious injuries by 40 to 65 per cent for the driver and the front-seat passenger.
Motorists prosecuted for seatbelt
offences included several parents caught allowing their children to travel without being securely strapped in.
ClickPress, Tue Feb 10 2015] An automotive seatbelt
pre-tensioner, a passive safety system, is activated when the installed sensors detect a rapid deceleration during an accident.
Many OEMs have introduced the concept of seatbelt
reminders in many of their models, which raises an alarm when the driver and passengers are not wearing seatbelts
In this study, we explore one such driver behavior--seatbelt
use--in the case of lower BAC requirements being in effect along with variably enforced seatbelt