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seat belt

n.
A safety strap or harness designed to hold a person securely in a seat, as in a motor vehicle or aircraft. Also called safety belt.

seat belt

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: safety belt a belt or strap worn in a vehicle to restrain forward motion in the event of a collision
2. (Aeronautics) a similar belt or strap worn in an aircraft at takeoff and landing and in rough weather

seat′ belt`


n.
a configuration of straps designed to keep a vehicle passenger firmly secure.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seat belt - a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accidentseat belt - a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident
car seat - a seat in a car
plane seat - a seat on a commercial airliner
life belt, safety belt, safety harness - belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
Translations
حِزام الأمان
bezpečnostní pás
sikkerhedssele
turvavyö
öryggisbelti, sætisól

seat belt

n (Aut, Aer) → cintura di sicurezza

seat

(siːt) noun
1. something for sitting on. Are there enough seats for everyone?
2. the part of a chair etc on which the body sits. This chair-seat is broken.
3. (the part of a garment covering) the buttocks. I've got a sore seat after all that horse riding; a hole in the seat of his trousers.
4. a place in which a person has a right to sit. two seats for the play; a seat in Parliament; a seat on the board of the company.
5. a place that is the centre of some activity etc. Universities are seats of learning.
verb
1. to cause to sit down. I seated him in the armchair.
2. to have seats for. Our table seats eight.
-seater
having seats for. The bus is a thirty-seater.
ˈseating noun
the supply or arrangement of seats. She arranged the seating for the lecture.
seat belt
in a car, aeroplane etc, a safety-belt which will hold a person in his seat in an accident etc.
take a seat
to sit down. Please take a seat!
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However, the first modern three-point seat belt used in most consumer vehicles today was patented in 1955 by the Americans Roger Griswold and Hugh DeHaven.
Some trains of thought are to get the seat belt unbuckled at the same time you are drawing the pistol.
Fastening a seat belt takes only a second or two and costs you nothing.
Six states, including Texas, now have some variation of a school bus seat belt law, according to a 2017 report from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
In addition, seat belt fines for backseat passengers must also be issued in person by an actual police officer, not by electronic roadside radars, said Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Assistant Commander-in Chief for Operational Affairs at Dubai Police and Director of the Federal Traffic Council.
Nationwide, seat belt usage is at 89%, up 2% from previous years.
Use of seat belt by drivers has increased from 45% to 77% and the use of seat belt by passengers has increased from 37% to 68%.
You still know that if you're in the seat belt, it increases the safety percentage just a little bit more," says Ken Nance, director of transportation in New Hanover County.
In Latvia, 35 per cent of passengers always wear seat belts when travelling on a bus as opposed to 75 per cent, who always fasten their seat belts when riding in a passenger car, according to a poll carried out by Estonian bus operator Lux Express offering services in the Baltic States.
It's been proven time and again, on back roads and superhighways: A seat belt can save a life in a car accident.
paragraph]) In 2013, all states asked survey participants about seat belt use.
If you can't use the seat belt correctly, talk to your car dealer or mechanic to find a seatbelt strap adjuster that fits your needs.