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New York State Seat Belt Law For Backseat Passengers

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New York State Seat Belt Law for Backseat Passengers On Sunday, November 1, the Empire State’s new seatbelt law went into effect. The law requires backseat adult passengers to wear seatbelts. Previously, the law required that the driver, front seat passengers, and children wear a seat belt, or otherwise be properly restrained as per age […]

NY Adult And Child Seat Belt Laws

NYS VTL § 1229-c  Operation of vehicles with safety belts and safety seats is the section of law which controls.  Here are the basic rules: 1. Child Safety Seats and Restraints (under 16 years old) All back seat passengers under the age of four must be restrained in a “specially designed seat” which meets Federal Motor Vehicle […]