Are Car Seat Belt Extenders Legal?

Are Car Seat Belt Extenders Legal
That’s a good question. Unfortunately, seatbelt extenders cannot be used with car seats or booster seats. Auto manufacturers and car seat manufacturers both disallow it.

Are seat belt extenders safe to use in a car?

The only time it is safe to use a seat belt extender in a car is when both of the following criteria are met: The person using the extender is an obese teenager or adult whose body size is such that the seat belt can not be buckled without the use of an extender. AND

What happens if you don’t wear a seatbelt in a car?

Overview. You must wear a seat belt if one is fitted in the seat you’re using – there are only a few exceptions. You’re also only allowed 1 person in each seat fitted with a seat belt. You can be fined up to £500 if you don’t wear a seat belt when you’re supposed to.

How old do you have to be to wear a seatbelt?

In the correct car seat for their height or weight until they reach 135 centimetres tall or their 12th birthday, whichever is first wearing a seat belt if they’re 12 or 13 years old, or younger and over 135cm tall You can be fined up to £500 if a child under 14 isn’t in the correct car seat or wearing a seat belt while you’re driving.

Can a pregnant woman use a booster seatbelt?

With any pregnant woman (unless her body size otherwise does not allow the buckling of the seat belt) To help someone buckle up when a car seat or booster is blocking someone’s access to their seat belt buckle (a different car seat or booster needs to be used, or the person needs to ride in a different spot in the car)