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AKRON, OHIO - A few steps from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s hulking headquarters, striking factory workers marked a month off the job in early November by erecting a lopsided Christmas tree.
The Chandler Police Department is in the midst of a Click it or Ticket campaign in the event motorists are not putting on their seat belts.
NEW YORK - When Consumer Reports posted a blog last week criticizing Miley Cyrus for not wearing her seat belt in a new film, Hannah Montana Nation rallied in her defense.
Miley Cyrus arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in this Feb. 10, 2008, file photo in Los Angeles.
NEW YORK - NBC's Matt Lauer didn't learn his lesson from interviewing New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine about the governor's near-fatal car crash while riding without wearing a safety belt.
Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC \"Today\" television program, smiles as he watches a retrospective of himself during his 10th anniversary show, in a Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 photo in New York.
A nationwide safety campaign is targeting pickup truck drivers because they’re less likely to use seat belts — and as a result, more likely to die.
Arizona is No. 1 in the nation for seat-belt use, along with Hawaii. The two states achieved seat-belt-use rates of more than 95 percent, the highest ever reported, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
State senators took the first steps Tuesday to put additional teeth into the state’s seat belt laws.
Wide-eyed and impressionable lawmakers — a record crop of freshmen wanders the halls of the State Capitol this session — are prone to all kinds of naiveté.
As part of the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies across Arizona will step up traffic enforcement patrols and increase other enforcement efforts to drive home the message, “Buckle Up Arizona … It’s the Law!” The enforcement runs through June 3.
Yes, by all means fasten your seat belts, but we’re also talking about belts that hold up your pants.
Proponents of HB 2452 say that under the height of 4 foot 9 inches, children are too small for seat belts to function correctly. Cardon Children's Medical Center provided free booster seats to drivers with old or unsafe seats during a safety check in January.
A bill proposed to increase seat-belt use faces an uphill battle in the state Legislature.
In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the Chandler Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to enforce Arizona’s seat belt and child safety seat laws.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Under the conventional wisdom about Southern Baptists -- a group that has in the past condemned Mormonism as a cult and its followers as non-Christian -- devout Baptist Rex Rish should quickly dismiss the idea of voting for a Mormon for president.
Legislation that would require children younger than 8 years old or under 4-feet-9-inches tall to sit in a booster seat when riding in a vehicle passed out of the state House late Thursday. HB 2154 will now move to the Senate for consideration.
WASHINGTON - Several car booster seats do a poor job of positioning children to fit in their seat belts, according to a review by the insurance industry and researchers.
The House Transportation Committee unanimously endorsed a bill Thursday that would require children under 8 years old to ride in booster seats.
A new child restraint law went into effect Thursday.
The research is overwhelming, the statistics are indisputable and the human cost is devastating.
"We had this mom come in," Lori Schmidt recalls. "She said, 'I know there's something wrong with my car seat. Will you come out and look at it?' " Schmidt, a car seat technician with the Scottsdale Fire Department, did and beheld a horror.
Arizona’s child seat belt law is about to change.
Arizona may finally be ready to give youngsters riding in cars and trucks a bit of a boost.
Saying current state laws on seat belts can kill and maim young children, a Senate panel decided Wednesday that they should be required to be harnessed in booster seats while riding in cars.