My car doesn't have safety belts. Do I have to install them?

Cars manufactured after 1967 and vans, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles after 1971 are required by Federal standards to have safety belts. Belts must be installed in these vehicles if the original belts have been removed or are otherwise not operational. Belts do not have to be added on older models.

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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?