Seat belts

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Tom Puckett
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) Just days after a crash claimed the life of a teenager, students are being reminded to buckle up in front or in back. And now Governor Andrew Cuomo wants everyone wearing seat belts no matter where they are. Police agree with Cuomo's bill to require all backseat passengers,...
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February 19, 2019 - 2:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to extend the state's seat belt law to require all passengers in the back seat to buckle up. Under current law, while all passengers in the front seat must wear seat belts, only passengers younger than 16 are required to wear a restraint...
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