How many states have primary seatbelt laws?

Answer There are 30 states that have primary seat belt laws. This includes the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. There are 19 st... Read More »

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When were seatbelt laws made?

The first seat belt laws were passed in the Australian states of South Australia and Victoria in 1964. They applied to front seats only. Japan was the first country to require installation of rear ... Read More »

Seatbelt Laws for Children?

Individual states are responsible for setting their own child restraint and seat belt laws. In most states, children, or minors under the age of 18, are covered by one of the two laws. As the Insur... Read More »

When were the seatbelt laws introduced?

Seat belt legislation in the United States is a matter left to the individual states. New York was the first state to pass a law requiring people to wear seat belts on December 1, 1984. New Hampshi... Read More »

Helmet & Seatbelt Laws?

Helmet and seat belt laws have been enacted by states to encourage drivers and passengers to utilize every safety feature available in preventing accidental auto death. This is no less true for chi... Read More »