This article briefly gives some historical facts about seat belts and their use from 1885, when the seat belt was used on horse-drawn vehicles to prevent ejection, to 1983, when the dual-spool retractor with manual lockup of lap belt retractor was introduced on the 1984 Corvette.

  • Corporate Authors:

    US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

    Norton AFB, CA  United States  92409
  • Publication Date: 1984-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 10-11
  • Serial:
    • Driver
    • Volume: 18
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00450236
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-038 614
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1985 12:00AM