23 Dec '11, 8am

New seatbelt rules for anyone below 1.35m, tests for Class 2B learner bikers: Police

New seatbelt rules for anyone below 1.35m, tests for Class 2B learner bikers: Police

File photo of Singaporeans who don't buckle their children down in child safety seats and flout the seatbelt rule. From Jan 1 next year, anyone below the height of 1.35m will need to be secured with a child restraint appropriate for the person of that height and weight, use a booster seat to supplement the seat belt or an adjustable seat belt. -- ST PHOTO: ALAN LIM By Shuli Sudderuddin The Singapore Police Force on Friday announced changes to seat belt rules and a change for the testing curriculum for learner Class 2B motorcycles. From Jan 1 next year, anyone below the height of 1.35m will need to be secured with a child restraint appropriate for the person of that height and weight, use a booster seat to supplement the seat belt or an adjustable seat belt. Currently this requirement only applies to children below 8. From the same date, school children and passengers on sm...

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