New York Begins Enforcing Law Requiring Back Seat Passengers Older Than 16 To Wear Seat BeltsBack seat passengers caught without a seat belt can be tagged with a $50 fine. The driver could be fined, too.
Cuomo Signs New Law Requiring All Passengers Age 16 And Up To Wear A Seat BeltBack seat passengers will now need to buckle up, or pay up.
New York State May Pass Law Requiring Back Seat Passengers To Buckle UpA bill to make back-seat seat belt use mandatory passed the New York Senate in May. The Assembly is expected to vote on the bill.
Gov. Cuomo Pushing For New Law Requiring All Back Seat Passengers To Use Seat BeltsWednesday's snow and the slippery roads helped make the case for a new proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo requiring adults riding in the back seat to wear seat belts.
Deadly School Bus Crash Survivor Speaks At New Jersey Safety HearingA hearing on school bus safety in New Jersey was held Monday, one month after a horrific crash left a Paramus fifth grader and a teacher dead.
‘One Size Fits All’ Seat Belts Pose Injury Risk To Some Body Types, Researchers SaySeat belts often save lives, but in some cases they can also do harm. Part of the problem is that they're made as if one size fits all.
Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On TrainsIn the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.
Mother, Son Badly Injured After Car Slams Into Utility Poles In SpartaThe 26-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into several utility poles on Friday night, police said. The mother and son were airlifted to a nearby hospital. Both had been wearing seat belts.
Connecticut Seeks Money To Help Crack Down On Distracted DriversNew Canaan police have made educating young drivers on the dangers of distracted driving a priority since the tragic accident in March that left a jogger dead and changed the lives of two families.
Memorial Day Weekend Arrests Up On Connecticut HighwaysArrests were up in every category, from drunk driving to speeding, according to the Connecticut State Police.