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safety belt

[′sāf·tē ‚belt]
(engineering)
A strong strap or harness used to fasten a person to an object, such as the seat of an airplane or automobile.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

safety belt

A device, usually worn around the waist, which is attached to a structure or lifeline to prevent a worker from falling.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

safety belt

A belt installed at the aircraft seat to hold the occupants tight in their seats. Also called a seat belt or a lap belt.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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airbags, seat belts, child seats), ensure that your children under height are seated in appropriate child seats and with their seat belt correctly adjusted, ensure and ask your passengers to wear correctly the safety belts. According with the traffic law, all these checks are the responsibility of the driver and of the adults travelling in the car.
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Contest judges select the artwork that best illustrates "the importance of commercial motor vehicle drivers buckling up" with the overarching message of "safety belts save lives." In addition to the grand prize winners in each of two age categories, the submissions of 10 other students will be featured in a 2016 calendar.
traditional safety belt. Spreading the pressure over a larger area helps reduce
Worries about being trapped in the car during an accident because you wore a safety belt can be set aside as statistics show that the best place to be during an accident is in your car.
The Roads Policing Unit chief said: "In the UK last year more than 1,000 lives were saved as a direct result of wearing a safety belt in a car."
"The law states that all passengers of the vehicle should wear the safety belt, but in some cases only the drivers wear it.
The simulator gives the driver a true feeling and taste of repercussions of traffic accidents, particularly when the safety belt is not buckled up."
California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Texas require shoulder safety belts on school buses.
In the USA, 72% of drivers use safety belts, although in states with stricter laws, the figure is 80%.
We have to make sure the backrest can move freely and all passengers are fastened with a safety belt."