Texas Saw 16% Spike In Deaths From Drivers, Passengers Not Wearing Seat Belts In 2020While there were fewer people on the roadways and fewer traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of Texans from not wearing seat belts.
640K GM Pickups Recalled Because Seat Belts Can Cause Carpet FiresConcerns about possible fires has General Motors recalling more than 640,000 pickup trucks because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can ignite the carpeting.
Feds Investigate Ford F-150 Fires Possibly Caused By Seat BeltsU.S. safety investigators are looking into complaints of fires that may have been caused by the seat belts in Ford F-150 pickups.
Teen Killed Seconds After Taking Off Seat Belt To Take A SelfieThe parents of a 16-year-old ejected from a car after she removed her seat belt to take a selfie are turning their grief into action.
Sporty Driving Could Disable Chrysler Minivan Seat BeltIf you drive your Chrysler minivan too fast and too furious, one of the second-row seat belts might unbuckle.
Study: Adults Less Likely To Use Seat Belts In Back Seat Of CarsA new survey reveals more than a quarter of adults admit they don't always buckle up in the back seat.
Ford Recalling 117,000 Vehicles For Safety DefectFord Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.
Texas House OKs Requiring Seat Belts On New School BusesAbout 1.1 million students ride Texas school buses per day.
Hyundai Recalls 978,000 Cars; Seat Belts Can Come LooseHyundai is recalling nearly 978,000 cars in the U.S. because the front seat belts could detach in a crash and fail to hold people.
Family Seeks Resolution After Teacher Straps Student In Chair With RestraintA family in North Texas is still seeking answers a month after a teacher allegedly strapped a student to a chair with what was described as a seat belt.
U.S. Investigating Complaints Of Hyundai Sonata Seat Belt FailureU.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the front passenger seat belts can fail in about 313,000 Hyundai midsize cars.
Volvo Recalls 74,000 U.S. Vehicles To Fix Seat Belt ProblemVolvo is recalling about 74,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the front passenger seat belt may not hold people in a crash.
Kids To Buckle Up On Houston School BusesStudents riding Houston school district buses equipped with three-point seat belts will be required to buckle up or face disciplinary action
Frisco Mom Ticketed For Wearing Seat Belt Incorrectly"Click it or ticket" is a phrase drivers hear a lot when it comes to importance of wearing a seat belt while on the road.
DPS Troopers Out In Force During Thanksgiving HolidayTexas troopers out in force during Thanksgiving week will be watching for drunken drivers and people who don't buckle up during the busy holiday period.