Now that I’m pregnant, should I still wear my safety belt?

Yes, especially now! The greatest threat to the unborn child is death or serious injury to the mother, and a seat belt will help insure your survival in the event of a crash. When possible, choose a seating position with a combination lap/shoulder belt, with the lap portion low and snug on the hips beneath the baby and the shoulder belt snug and across the chest above the baby.

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1. What are the basic requirements of the safety belt law?
2. What vehicles are covered by the law?
3. Why are school buses and commercial buses exempt from the Safety Belt law?
4. What are the penalties for a violation of the Safety Belt Law?
5. Is the Oklahoma Safety Belt Law a primary law or a secondary law?
6. Are there medical exemptions and how do I get one?
7. If a passenger isn't buckled up, who gets the ticket?
8. How does the Mandatory Child Restraint Law differ from the Safety Belt Law?
9. My car doesn't have safety belts. Do I have to install them?
10. I’m too large for my safety belt to fit around me. What should I do?
11. Does the Safety Belt Law apply to employer owned vehicles?
12. Now that I’m pregnant, should I still wear my safety belt?
13. Can’t safety belts actually cause injuries?