Q: Does 49 CFR Subpart B - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards require shoulder belts in middle rear seat?
We are looking for rules applying to WAV taxis in California manufactured after 2012. Will lap belt meet requirements for the middle passenger back seat position, or do they need shoulder as well.
A: You'll need to do some legal research or have an attorney do it for you. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
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