Did cars have seatbelts in the 1960s?

Answered by

Gary Thornton
Gary ThorntonInsurance Expert

Posted on Feb 08, 2023

Yes, cars had seatbelts in the 1960s. Seatbelts were first introduced in the 1950s, but they were not mandatory in all cars until the late 1960s. Some cars did have seatbelts in the 1960s, but many did not.

People are also asking

  • How do seat belts work?

    Seat belts work by distributing the force of a collision across the strongest parts of the body. The belt keeps a person in their seat, which helps to prevent them from being thrown around the car and potentially hitting their head or other objects. In addition, the belt prevents the person from bei

    Read more
  • Do non-moving violations go on your driving record?

    Yes, non-moving violations go on your driving record. These violations can include things like parking tickets or having a broken taillight. The good news is that they typically don't affect your insurance rates or your ability to drive. However, they can still show up when you're pulled over or whe

    Read more
  • Is a cell phone ticket considered a moving violation?

    There is no definitive answer to this question as it can depend on the specific laws of the jurisdiction in which the ticket is issued. Typically, a cell phone ticket would be considered a moving violation, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. For example, if a driver is using a cell ph

    Read more