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).... ...
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, ... ...