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New law allows exemption when seat belts are lacking

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2013

~~<p><strong>Question</strong>: Regarding the new seat belt law requiring everyone to buckle up: My vehicle has only two seat belts in the back seat. Does this mean that the fifth member of my family would not be able to ride in that vehicle? Can you clarify the law? Are we supposed to go out and buy a new car?</p>
<p><strong>Answer</strong>: You won't have to buy a new car, although safety would be the issue.</p>
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Question: Regarding the new seat belt law requiring everyone to buckle up: My vehicle has only two seat belts in the back seat. Does this mean that the fifth member of my family would not be able to ride in that vehicle? Can you clarify the law? Are we supposed to go out and buy a new car?

Answer: You won't have to buy a new car, although safety would be the issue. Login for more...



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