NY State Rear Seat Belt Law Evaluation

Beginning on November 1, 2020, all passengers in rear seats in New York state, aged 16 and older, must wear seat belts under a new law signed August 11. This project would evaluate the effect of the law on rear belt use by examining implementation and conducting observations of belt use.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157427


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $244137
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Office of Behavioral Safety Research
    1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Robbins, Arryn

  • Start Date: 20210423
  • Expected Completion Date: 20230522
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Highway Safety Research
  • Subprogram: Occupant Protection

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01865636
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 28 2022 2:20PM