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What is the correct way to wear a belt in the car?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Four points

Shoulder belt will fit correctly when the rider is able to: 1) sit with his/her back against the seat back, 2) have the lower legs drop straight down, 3) have the lap belt cross the upper thighs, and 4) the shoulder strap crosses mid chest.

In brief: Four points

Shoulder belt will fit correctly when the rider is able to: 1) sit with his/her back against the seat back, 2) have the lower legs drop straight down, 3) have the lap belt cross the upper thighs, and 4) the shoulder strap crosses mid chest.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Barbara Hummel
Family Medicine

In brief: Across the hips, low

A lapbelt should be worn low, under the abdomen and across the hips.
This is especially true for pregnant women. The shoulder strap should be between the breasts.

In brief: Across the hips, low

A lapbelt should be worn low, under the abdomen and across the hips.
This is especially true for pregnant women. The shoulder strap should be between the breasts.
Dr. Barbara Hummel
Dr. Barbara Hummel
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