Seatbelts

Q: What is the Connecticut seat belt law?

A: Drivers and front seat passengers MUST wear safety belts. All rear seat passengers aged 4-16 years old.

Q: What is the fine for not wearing a seat belt?

A: A $37 fine.

Q: If I'm in a serious crash, what difference will a safety belt make?

A: It could be the difference between life and death. Safety belts when used properly reduce the number of serious traffic injuries by 50% and fatalities by 60-70%. Safety belts improve your chances of traveling safely in many ways.

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