Seat Belt Legislation
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Morehead, Patricia S.
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|It is a proven fact that safety belts save lives and reduce serious injury. This is the overriding reason behind the introduction of Legislative Bill ("L.B.") 496, the bill which was passed in the 1985 Nebraska legislative session to require seat belt usage for all drivers and front seat passengers. Opponents of seat belt legislation claim that by not wearing a seat belt, they are hurting no one but themselves. However, according to figures from the Department of Transportation, the cost of automobile accidents to the federal government in 1980 was $7.5 billion...
19 Creighton L. Rev. 621 (1985-1986)
Creighton University School of Law