Source: Detroit News
quote: Why should I have to pay more for my insurance
quote: because I haven't had a claim in 10 years and my rates fluctuate as I described above.
quote: My rates have only gone up once in my life, and it was because of me, not some faceless person who didn't wear a seat belt.
quote: Give me seat belt lockout and drop another 10% off my bill, and I will be happy.
quote: You have a vested interest in not having people get hurt.
quote: Nope. I'm not my brothers keeper.
quote: Warped? It is utter logic man.
quote: But, I was pleased to find out that it was about a private company asking to not have to do government testing if they implemented the technology.
quote: I know in California, that can get you a ticket. I think most states that require seat belts to be used, require that your seat belt in on before your keys go into the ignition.
quote: (d) (1) A person shall not operate a motor vehicle on a highway unless that person and all passengers 16 years of age or over are properly restrained by a safety belt.(e) A person 16 years of age or over shall not be a passenger in a motor vehicle on a highway unless that person is properly restrained by a safety belt.
quote: So anyone who doesn't have a seatbelt on during a crash and is lucky enough to not die somehow deserves to suffer physically and financially for the rest of their life?
quote: As if anyone wears their seatbelt 100% of the time and has never taken it off for any reason even for a second.
quote: Why would you even care about who gets covered, you aren't paying their insurance premiums, at least not until ObamaCare mutates and takes over all types of insurance.
quote: Getting a car with one of these should lower insurance rates for you, since you can prove you do wear your seatbelts.
quote: Because right now, there is no way for me to prove to my insurance company that I use my seatbelt
quote: Manufacturers also have a mandate that airbags must work for unbelted passengers. The extra explosive force required for this actually can kill smaller drivers that sit close to the wheel.