1. Overview

You must wear a seat belt if one is fitted in the seat you’re using - there are only a few exceptions.

You’re also only allowed 1 person in each seat fitted with a seat belt.

Children must use the correct car seat for their weight until they reach 135 centimetres tall or their 12th birthday, whichever is first.

You can be fined up to £500 if you don’t wear a seat belt when you’re supposed to.

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