EVs & Hybrids
Skoda patents world's first illuminated seat belt buckle
The buckle glows red when the belt is undone and white when the belt is on.
06 November 2020
Safety organisation wants three-point penalty for not buckling up
Failing to wear a seatbelt already comes with a fine of up to £500.
31 March 2020
Drivers could soon get penalty points for failing to wear a seatbelt
Measure is being considered alongside 73 others as part of government safety drive.
22 July 2019
Report calls for penalty points for those flouting seatbelt laws
Report's authors say the move has public support, with three-quarters backing a rule change.
30 April 2019
Number of motorists using phones while driving still high
While there's still a large number not wearing seatbelts.
13 February 2019
Half of youngsters travel with people who don't wear a seatbelt
Safety charity says government campaigns are needed to tackle the problem.
05 February 2019
Celebrity / Entertainment
Prince Philip warned by police over seatbelt use days after crash
The heavy smash on the A149 doesn't appear to have shook the Royal too much.
22 January 2019
Do you know these five ways you could get a police fine?
It's not all about speeding, seatbelts and mobile phones, you know.
09 August 2018
'Don't use your middle seat' on new Arona, Ibiza and Polo models
More than 400,000 Volkswagen Group cars are set to be recalled because of a dangerous seatbelt fault.
14 May 2018
US survey sheds shocking light on seatbelt use
Young Americans in Japanese cars are least likely to wear their seatbelts.
21 February 2018
Police using speed camera vans to catch phone users
Those failing to wear a seatbelt are also being caught by mobile cameras.
04 February 2018
Chevrolet SS and Caprice PP in seatbelt recall
Seat trim causing problems with seatbelt tensioner.
30 August 2016
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