US NHTSA proposes requiring passenger, rear seat belt reminder systems – report

Policy & Regulation

The new warning system would extend to both rear seat and front seat passengers, and expand current warnings for the driver

According to a Reuters report dated August 22, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed expanding and enhancing reminder systems in vehicles, aiming to boost seat belt use and reduce traffic crash deaths and injuries that are on the rise.

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