Rally Held for Stiffer Seatbelt Laws

Rally Held for Stiffer Seatbelt Laws

Save Story
Leer en EspaƱol

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) -- Safety advocates rallied at the State Capitol today to push a stiffer seatbelt law.

Utah law says if you're pulled over for an unrelated reason and you're not wearing a seatbelt, then you can get a ticket for no seatbelt.

Now there's a move to pass a tougher bill, saying you can be pulled over and ticketed simply for not wearing a seatbelt.

The bill passed in the Senate, and now it's up for debate in the House. Supporters of the bill claim nearly 200 Utahns die each year because they're not wearing seatbelts.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the KSL.com Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast