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lap belt

A safety belt that fastens across the lap. Also called a seat belt.
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The correct way to wear a seat belt is to secure the lap belt and shoulder belt across your pelvis and rib cage, which are more able to withstand crash forces than other parts of your body.
As of this writing, they have some of the best prices we've seen for mail-order rewebbing, at $43 for lap belts and $49 for an associated (non-inertia-reel) shoulder harness.
We combine the small number of shoulder-only occupants with those wearing lap belts into a category we simply call "lap only," though the results are similar regardless of how the shoulder-only occupants are categorized.
He said that the plan would "completely adhere to safety procedures", as the stools would have lap belts to keep you attached, with the standing room tickets costing less than seats.
In a frontal crash, the occupant tends to be pushed forward and downward and must be restrained by the shoulder and lap belts and the seat pan (horizontal portion of the seat).
These smaller school buses are already required to have lap belts, but not the safer, harness-style belts.
The automobile seat belts of the time were two-point lap belts that didn't restrain the upper body.
Other features include an ergonomically-designed, executive-style chair back and over-the-shoulder harness and lap belts for safety and security.
Then there was a change of bus, and now they only have lap belts.
Their safety belts are lap belts and although First claim they are fitted to a tested specification that has passed the test they have been unable to provide the test report from the testing facility to prove this.
But after buying booster seats, he's been left frustrated by advice on the seat packaging which states it shouldn't be used with lap belts.