The use of seat belts and child restraint systems is MANDATORY.
Medical exemptions for seat belts
Your doctor may say you do not have to wear a seat belt for a medical reason. They will give you a ‘Certificate of Exemption from Compulsory Seat Belt Wearing’. You must:
You’ll also need to tell your car insurer.
Vehicles without seat beltsFor vehicles without seat belts AND originally made without seat belts (e.g. a classic car):
Child restraint systems
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