Area Lawmaker Urges Passage of Rear Seat Safety Belt Law

An area lawmaker would like to see everyone sitting in the back seat of a car use the safety belts. Rockland and Westchester state senator David Carlucci says rear seat passengers are two times more likely to get killed and eight times more likely to be seriously injured in a car accident when not wearing safety belts…

Chief of Trauma and Critical Care at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Kurt Edwards, said putting on the seat belt is a simple way to save lives…

According to AAA New York, 30 other states already have a rear seat belt law.

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