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Seatbelt Cases

Court upholds seatbelt law as not void for vagueness - State v. Eckblad, No. 74109-3 (Wash. 10/14/2004)

Court upholds arrest based on misdemeanor seat belt violation - Atwater v. City of Lago Vista, 532 U.S. 318, 121 S.Ct. 1536, 149 L.Ed.2d 549 (2001)

Court upholds seat belt law as a legitimate exercise of the police power - State v. Hartog, 440 N.W.2d 852 (Iowa 1989)

Court requires notice and comment for withdrawing a notice and comment rule on seat belts - Motor Vehicle Mfrs. Ass'n of U.S., Inc. v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 463 U.S. 29, 103 S.Ct. 2856, 77 L.Ed.2d 443 (1983)


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