V C Section 1663 Shoulder Harnesses and Lapbelts

Shoulder Harnesses and Lapbelts

1663.  (a) The department shall, in the synopsis or summary of laws regulating the operation of vehicles and the use of the highways published under subdivision (b) of Section 1656, provide a warning which states that, in certain accidents, the lack of a shoulder harness may cause, or aggravate, serious and fatal injuries, especially to the head, spinal column, and abdominal organs.

(b) Nothing in this section limits or impairs the rights or remedies that are otherwise available to any person under existing law.

Added Ch. 562, Stats. 1992. Effective January 1, 1993.
Amended Sec. 34, Ch. 877, Stats. 1998. Effective January 1, 1999.