The first seat belts were requested by several U.S. physicians in 1930s. They were seen regularly in 1950s, but it wasn't until 1966-68 when legislation made them mandatory.
In 1966, Congress passed the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, which formally established Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards ("FMVSS") providing minimum legally acceptable requirements for the manufacturing of vehicular components, including seat belts and seat belt buckles.
This legislation also made the installation of seat belts mandatory by U.S. automakers.
Vehicle owners replace seat belts for a number of different reasons. Whether installing an individual belt or replacing an entire set of seat belts, buyers can benefit from understanding the options available when making a purchasing decision. Here are some considerations when buying new seat belts shared by Ebay.com.