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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.
Other than the differences in age and seat location, children in child safety seats and lap-and-shoulder belts have similar summary statistics, with some notable differences from those who are unrestrained or wearing lap belts. Lap belt wearing children and those who are unrestrained are more likely to be riding in older model cars and thus will derive less benefit from recent vehicle safety advances (Kahane 2004).
Vehicle lap belts should fit low on the child's hips, contacting the thighs.
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.