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Convince my boyfriend to wear a seat belt.

Convincing statistics about seat belts: I need them. [more inside]
posted by sarling on Apr 5, 2011 - 52 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

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

Can I make a classic car (slightly) safer?

Can one install a shoulder harness on a '65 hardtop Futura with minimal fuss? [more inside]
posted by missmobtown on Apr 3, 2008 - 6 answers

Do seatbelts on horses improve safety?

If you wore a seatbelt on a horse, would you be safer or less safe than if you didn't use a seatbelt?
posted by UbuRoivas on Jan 11, 2008 - 25 answers

Seat belt Problems

I have a 2002 Suzuki Esteem Wagon and the rear seat belts no longer retract. [more inside]
posted by KevinSkomsvold on Jan 12, 2006 - 3 answers

Click It or Ticket

Do seat belts save lives? [more inside]
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on Jun 5, 2005 - 34 answers

Automated seat belts

Remember in the late 80s/early 90s when every car in the US (mostly imports, IIRC) had a motorized seat belt for the front seats? Why did that feature go away? Was it due to them breaking down? Being unsafe in accidents? Being annoying in general? I never really heard why they went away, I just sort of noticed they don't exist anymore.
posted by mathowie on May 19, 2004 - 22 answers

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