Latest Driving & DMV Information seat belt laws

Facts Everyone Should Know About Seatbelt Safety

by Joshua on Nov 01, 2014.
Filed under: Driver's License
Seat belts are not exactly a new idea, as restraints have been around for a couple of centuries. But they were not made an essential part of a car’s safety gear until the 1970s. It was not until the 1980s and into the 1990s that seat belts laws were standard in all 50 states. Today, if you decide to ride in a car without a seat belt, there is a very good chance you’ll get to meet one of your town’s police officers up close and personal. There is a very good reason why seats belts are the l... Read More

Summary of selt belt laws

by Joshua on Apr 14, 2013.
Filed under: Driver's License, Learner's Permit
Here is a summary of seat belt laws for each state in the US according to the Institute for Highway Safety. You can view the complete list here as well   Safety belt law Child restraint law State Initial effective date Primary enforcement? Who is covered? In what seats? Maximum base fine 1st offense, additional fees may apply Must be in ch... Read More


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