All children under 150cms in height or 36kgs (79lbs) in weight
must use a child restraint system (CRS) suitable for their height and weight while travelling in a car or goods vehicle
(other than a taxi or bus).... ...
A seat belt lock-off is a part of a car seat that is designed to hold the vehicle seat belt tight to maintain a good installation. Lock-offs come in many different styles and can be very obvious color-coded levers and latches, or they can be simple clips that ... ...
The world’s fasten seat belt light is illuminated, with turbulence testing the multilateral system, national institutions and people's lives, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the General Assembly today as he opened the sixty-ninth session’... ...
Reducing Risks of InjuryNaturally, we all are fairly safe individuals that lead a day-to-day schedule with care. The simplest thing like tying your shoelace is enough to give us a sense of safety and security. Some of these practices may have been taught to us... ...
The first U.S. patent for automobile seat belts was issued to Edward J. Claghorn of New York, New York on February 10, 1885. Claghorn was granted United States Patent #312,085 for a Safety-Belt for tourists, described in the patent as "designed to be applied t... ...
Where a seatbelt is fitted, it must be worn. The relevant legislation falls under
Compulsory Use of Safety Belts and Child Restraints in Motor Vehicles Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 240/2006).... ...
Yes. But only if the
person holds a certificate from a registered medical practitioner excusing them from having to wear a seatbelt or if
they are wearing a disabled person’s belt (e.g. if in a wheelchair). Other exemptions include; driving instructors and
A 3 point seatbelt (also known as a diagonal seatbelt) is the most commonly used seatbelt in cars today and comes
across the driver’s shoulder and lap to buckle at the side. A 2 point belt (also known as a lap belt) goes across the lap
only. These are common... ...
Yes. There is no law against the use of lap belts (i.e. 2 point belts) however the RSA always
strongly recommends 3 point belts, which are safer, unless the seat is side facing. Please refer to the table below for
specific safety belt requirements for cars, ... ...