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Can I fix this seat belt by myself? [more inside]
posted by sacrifix on Dec 24, 2012 - 16 answers

How much extra safety would a crash helmet offer a highway driver wearing a seatbelt?

How much extra safety would a crash helmet offer a highway driver wearing a seatbelt? [more inside]
posted by Egg Shen on Dec 5, 2012 - 16 answers

Do you drive a 1985 Mercedes 300d or are you familiar with them?

Do you drive a 1985 Mercedes 300d or are you familiar with them? Do you know why my driver and front passenger seat belts are suddenly not engaging? [more inside]
posted by justjess on Aug 26, 2012 - 7 answers

Is this car safe to drive?

I was planning on driving Mrs. Primate and Messrs Primates Jr to JFK tomorrow (45 minutes one way, no traffic), but we had a little accident yesterday. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on Aug 19, 2011 - 5 answers

Unstick my seatbelt.

I have a dog seatbelt harness stuck in a seatbelt buckle. Help me get it unstuck. [more inside]
posted by zamboni on Feb 24, 2011 - 7 answers

I can remember lying down in the back of station wagons and pickup trucks, but what did we do in the VW?

How did kids under 2 travel in cars before car seats were the norm, particularly on long trips? My mom recalls tots in the lap and something called a 'car bed' (got any pictures?). Would little ones get lap-belted in to prevent them from falling off the seat on corner-turns?
posted by xo on Jun 23, 2010 - 56 answers

Did the seat belt fail?

Automobile accident: Did the seat belt fail? What should we do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 20, 2009 - 10 answers

Why isn't it illegal to stand on the bus?

Why (in the UK, or anywhere else where this applies) is it illegal to drive without wearing a seatbelt, but legal for bus passengers to sit, or even stand without one? [more inside]
posted by Mwongozi on Oct 14, 2009 - 14 answers

Why are airplane seatbelts different from car seatbelts?

Why are airplane seatbelts different from car seatbelts? [more inside]
posted by gleuschk on Mar 13, 2009 - 14 answers

seatbelt saves lives, not sanity

How to disable annoying seatbelt reminder in car? Can I simply cut the wire? more inside... [more inside]
posted by Jason and Laszlo on Feb 24, 2009 - 12 answers

It looks like either a king-sized beverage spill or small pools of dried blood, and neither are upholstery colors.

The rear seat belts on a 1997 Honda Accord bleed onto the upholstery. Is there any way to stop this? [more inside]
posted by fujiko on Oct 24, 2008 - 4 answers

Safety restraints - no zip

Sluggish seatbelt retracting thingers: How to fix them? [more inside]
posted by Acari on Apr 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Out of State Seatbelt Ticket

I just received an out of state seat belt ticket, how will this affect my insurance? [more inside]
posted by crashlanding on Mar 20, 2008 - 4 answers

are buses really safe without seatbelts?

Is it significantly safer to ride in buses without seat belts than in cars without seat belts? Conventional wisdom says yes (for example, many buses don't even have seat belts, presumably because it's safe enough without them) but is this perception accurate? Sources or statistics are appreciated but not strictly necessary.
posted by lgyre on Jan 21, 2008 - 19 answers

Pop goes the soda... pop.

How can I remove the residue of a soda explosion from the interior of my car's seat belt? [more inside]
posted by MsMolly on Aug 8, 2007 - 4 answers

The pretension is killing me...

When, why and to what extent have seat belts moved from a mechanical trigger to an electronic one? [more inside]
posted by Terminal Verbosity on Jun 23, 2006 - 10 answers

Buckle Up?

Do you wear your seatbelt? [more inside]
posted by dseaton on May 8, 2006 - 161 answers

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