A child is big enough to sit in the vehicle lap and shoulder belt when they can sit with their back against the vehicle seat back with their knees bent over the edge of the vehicle seat without slouching. This is when a child is approximately eight years old and 4'9." If a child cannot sit properly in the vehicle lap and shoulder belt they should use a belt positioning booster seat.
The lap belt should lie securely on a child's upper thigh. The shoulder belt should fit snugly across the chest and rest between their neck and shoulder.
Lap and shoulder belt are designed for adults and made to ride over the bony areas of the shoulders and hips. With small children, the lap belt tends to ride up into their abdomens and the shoulder belt cuts across their necks. A booster seat positions the lap and shoulder belt properly. Click here for information on the proper use of booster seats.
Lap and shoulder belt provide greater protection than a lap belt alone because it provides upper body restraint in addition to lower body restraint. Children large enough for a seat belt should use the vehicle's lap and shoulder belt. If your vehicle has lap only belts in the back seat, you may want to consider having shoulder belts installed by a dealer or repair facility. Most vehicle manufacturers offer retrofit shoulder belt kits for this purpose.
The shoulder belt should never be placed behind a child. He/she could be seriously injured in a crash. If the seat belt does not fit properly, a child should use a belt-positioning booster seat.
Never place the shoulder belt under a child's arm. Placing the shoulder belt under a child's arm can cause life-threatening injuries in a crash. If the seat belt does not fit properly, a child should use a belt-positioning booster seat.
as many as there are seat belts
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There are four seat belts in a Chrysler Sebring Convertible. The car seats 4 passengers, and seats must have seat belts installed as a safety precaution.
A 2004 Chrysler Concorde includes safety features such as a lower anchorage for child seats, seat belts in rear seats that cover both the lap and chest, along with an adjustable upper belt in the front seats.
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1) Car seats & seat belts.
Seat belts, yes.
Child Safety Seats in Greyhound BusesCustomers are welcome to use child safety seats on Greyhound buses. However, the seat space must be purchased at the discounted child fare. You should ensure that your child seat has been approved for use in a motor vehicle, and is used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.It is your responsibility to secure the child seat to the bus seat with strapping or webbing that is approved by the child seat manufacturer. You are responsible for providing the strapping or the webbing. You should also secure your child in the child seat with a manufacturer-approved lap and/or shoulder belt/harness. Greyhound does not provide lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.
There is no law that says a child must be a certain age to ride in the front seat. There is a law about child safety seats.
Actually the seats will fit inside the camaro but you wont have any seat belts. The seat belts in a coupe are mounted in the roof and the seat belts in a convertible are mounted on the sides of the seats. so the seat will fit but you will have to buy some seat belts or use your old ones. The back seats should have no problems tho. I have a 2002 Camaro.
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Integrated child booster seats are available on some cars and buses. These usually include five-point harness seat belts. Children who are required by your state's law to use a car seat or booster seat should use the integrated seats when available.
The first child safety seat appeared in 1962 in England. The inventor was Jeans Ames. There were child seats in cars since the 1930s, but the purpose was more as a booster seat to raise the level of the child than provide for the child's safety .
For one, there's Chrysler Sebring convertible seats.
Children up to certain weights are required to be in car seats that are held in place with the seat belts in most states. After they reach a certain weight, they are required to wear seat belts, so not only can children wear seat belts, after they no longer are required to be in car seats, they are required to wear a seat belt.
if the car didn't come with seat belts on those seats from factory you don't need them. but i'd say put seat belts in anyway you can never be to safe.
Yes, the 68 VW came with seat belts for both front and back sets. The front seats for the Beetle were 3 point retractable seat belts and lap belts in the rear.
Well, i think that school busses don't have seat belts because the school trusts the bus driver to be safe. Also, the bus driver expects the children to stay in their seats. But some buses do have seat belts, and I bet thoes shools are very safe. Yes, I do think it is a safety issue because there would be a lot of kids being injured if the bus had an accedent.School buses do not have safety belts for all passengers, though there are four safety belts in the front two rows which are required by law. These belts are used to secure child-seats.The reason there are no seat belts for children in school buses is simple:In the event of an accident, children that are injured,semi-conscious, in shock, frightened, etc, would likely need assistance unlatching a seat belt.Do you think the bus driver would have time to free all the children from safety seat belts in the event of an accident? And what if the drive is incapacitated? Who will help then?Common sense tells us that safety belts would hinder evacuation procedures in the event of an accident. That's why there are no seat belts in buses!Full size school buses are designed for crash safety. High back seats, smooth edges....so if the bus flips kids will bounce around but not be hindered by belts abd buckes. Also, if a bus were on its side, six kids would be piled on each other in a row and the belts would not allow them to escape. Kids alos tend to use belts as weapons to hurt each other. Plus, who is going to monitor the kids to see if they keep them on...the driver has enough responsibility.
In most states all front seat passengers are required to wear the safety belts.In most states all front seat passengers are required to wear the safety belts.
An Airbag and Seat Belts
Seat belts are important for your safety
Seat/shoulder belts. That is about it as far as safety is concerned.
Although there is no law that prevents youngsters from sitting in the front seat of a vehicle, the safest place for a child in a car is in a rear seat, properly buckled into a child safety seat or a booster seat. Air bags don't replace child safety seats and may increase the risk of serious injury to children. Children younger than 12 should never ride in the front seats of vehicles with active passenger air bags.