New Seat Belt Law Goes Into Effect In ConnecticutPreviously, rear seat belts were only required for passengers under 16.
NY Bill Requiring Backseat Buckle Up Passes LegislatureThe backseat belt measure has long been stalled at the state Capitol.
Buckle Up! Highway Safety Report Shows Frightening Low Number Of People Wearing Seat Belts In Back SeatsFederal data shows in 2018 alone, 803 people were killed in crashes while sitting unrestrained in the back seat of a vehicle.
Teen Killed Seconds After Taking Off Seat Belt To Take A SelfieThe parents of a 16-year-old ejected from a car after she removed her seat belt to take a selfie are turning their grief into action.
Report: People Less Likely To Wear Seat Belts In Back Seat Putting Themselves, Front Seat Passengers At RiskExperts say traveling without a safety belt puts not only the back seat rider at risk, but also people in front.
State To Launch 2-Week 'Buckle Up New York' EffortThe state is launching a two-week Buckle Up New York effort as part of the larger national Click It or Ticket initiative. Nearly a dozen other states are also taking part in the effort.
New York State Police To Crack Down On Seat Belt UsePolice will be setting up checkpoints at state parks and beaches starting this weekend as part of the "Buckle Up New York Summer Parks Initiative" which runs from July 13 through July 28.
New York Holding 2-Week Crackdown On Seat Belt UseWith a holiday weekend approaching, New York is cracking down on drivers and passengers who don’t strap in.
Greenburgh Cracks Down On Unpaid TicketsTown supervisor Paul Feiner says there could be millions of dollars worth of unpaid tickets out there.
NY State Troopers To Set Up Seat Belt CheckpointsThe statewide crack down on motorists who don't use seat belts is set to begin on Monday and continue through next week's Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
GM Recalls 300,000 Impalas Over Seat Belt ProblemGeneral Motors said it was recalling the sedans because the seat belts may fail to restrain people in the front seats during a crash.
Survey: Front Seat Belt Use at Record Level in NJNew Jersey state highway safety officials say the survey showed front seat belt usage has increased to a record 93.73 percent, an increase of slightly more than 1 percent over last year.