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lap belt

(in a motor vehicle) a seat belt secured to the framework of a seat and fastening across the lap of a driver or a passenger.
Origin of lap belt
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for lap belt
  • Booster seats must never be used with a lap belt only.
  • The position of the lap belt relative to the uterus was also measured during testing.
  • If your vehicle has a manual lap belt, it must be buckled for maximum protection.
  • The lap belt should lie across the thighs, not the stomach.
  • Remember to wear your lap belt low on your lap and against your thighs.

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