Most seat belt legislation in the United States is left to the states. However, the
first seat belt law was a federal law, Title 49 of the United States Code, Chapter ...
The chart below lists all current state seat belt laws, categorized into primary and
secondary laws. Primary means a person can get a ticket solely for not wearing ...
The United States has one of the lowest rates of seat belt usage in the developed
world: only 75% of Americans buckle up. It's estimated that nearly one-third of ...
In 1984, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) promulgated rules ... Two
states (New Jersey and New York) enacted mandatory seat belt laws in 1984, ...
Seat Belts saved over 12,500 lives during 2013 in the United States. ...
Additionally it will ensure compliance to the New Jersey Child Passenger
May 23, 2011 ... Several U.S. physicians install lap belts (aka, 2-point seat belts) in their own cars
... By September, 34 states had established seat belt use laws.
LEARN ALL ABOUT THE NEW BOOSTER SEAT LAW ENACTED IN GEORGIA.
... A passenger vehicle operated by a rural letter carrier of the United States ...
Using a unique panel data set on seat belt usage rates in all U.S. jurisdictions,
we analyze how such laws, by influencing seat belt use, affect traffic fatalities.
On the promise of reducing highway fatalities and auto insurance rates, seat-belt
laws began to pass in state legislatures throughout the United States beginning ...
Aug 18, 2010 ... States are moving to close a deadly gap in seat-belt laws that allows rear-seat,
adult passengers in half of the states to ride legally without ...