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KEEPING YOUR SEAT BELTS SAFE
most passenger cars on the road today should be equipped with seat safety belts,
and many trucks also have this life‑saving equipment. But, wherever they
are—in your car or in your rig—you should not take the condition of your
seat belts for granted.
no standard guidelines covering life expectancy and recommended age for
replacement have been offered, some specialists suggest that belt webbing or
belt hardware should be replaced immediately if wear or other damage seems to
indicate that the equipment's total capacity to protect has been decreased.
periodic inspection of the seat belt is recommended. Here are the places to
Sections of webbing that make regular contact with metal hardware should
be examined carefully. Continued abrasion of such vital points can weaken the
All spring mechanisms should be checked for proper functioning.
All metal hardware should be checked carefully for possible cracks or damaged
Check to see whether the webbing slips under tension at buckles or other
hard to predict whether a minor defect might alter the belts effectiveness in a
crash, but if the defect is serious enough to raise a doubt, it should be
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