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Safety Belts

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 7 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate his Department has made of the rates of wearing (a) front and (b) rear seat belts among (i) males and (ii) females of each age group in each of the last two years; and if he will make a statement. (283721)

Annual seat belt wearing surveys undertaken for the Department for Transport include information on seat belt usage rates by seating position, age and gender. The most recent publication, LF2106 (with results at October 2008) reported the relevant wearing rates in table 3. That publication is available free of charge at: