Seat Belt

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Molecular medicine A popular term for the configuration of FSH’s beta-subunit which wraps around and stabilises the beta-FSH dimer, critical for binding of FSH to its receptor. See FSH
Public health A nylon strap with a quick-release buckle—a waist belt, shoulder belt, or harness—in a motor vehicle, intended to minimise jostling in an MVA; nonuse of seat belts is a major factor in RTA/MVA-related morbidity and mortality
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Accordingly, market for automotive seat belt load limiter is set to reach value of ~US$5.4 billion at a growth rate of at a growth rate of ~6% by 2027-end.
Direct Line and the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (Pacts) called for a punishment of three penalty points to be introduced in Britain, greater enforcement of the seat belt law through intelligence-led measures and increased public perception of offenders being caught.
The survey, which was carried out by RoadSafetyUAE among 1,007 respondents, also found that 56 per cent of young drivers said they used an indicator "almost every time", while 57 per cent said they were always focused on the roads, and 17 per cent said they did not wear seat belts because it wrinkled their clothes.
In the Emirati and young driver (18-24 years old) segments, however, drivers' seat belt usage is lower, with only 61 per cent and 62 per cent, respectively.
Perhaps I am an unusual creature of habit but I put the seat belt on directly after starting the engine and before tuning the radio from some annoying cacophony of radio advertising and inane music to the glorious BBC Radio 4.
A back pad with a back rest can be used to make the seat belt fit the child better.
If the bus is also equipped with seat belts, then children under 135cm must be placed in a child's seat or booster seat.
You're also only allowed one person in each seat fitted with a seat belt.
Some of the spectators at the flash dance were candid enough to say that they often ignore wearing seat belts or don't wear them at all on grounds of it being cumbersome.
Some trains of thought are to get the seat belt unbuckled at the same time you are drawing the pistol.