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 ...
Table B.5. State Laws on Primary Enforcement of Seat Belt Use and Fines, as of
May 2014 .... U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Seat belt laws usually apply to children in any seat and in some states, adult
passengers in rear seats must also wear them. Seat Belts. However, in 38 states,
Seat Belts saved over 12,500 lives during 2013 in the United States. ...
Additionally it will ensure compliance to the New Jersey Child Passenger
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 ...
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.
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 ...
South Carolina's safety belt law requires that every driver and every occupant of
a motor vehicle, when it is being operated on the ... United States mail carriers;.