unbelted

adjective
un·​belt·​ed | \ˌən-ˈbel-təd \

Definition of unbelted 

: not furnished with a belt

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There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent. Fran Kritz, chicagotribune.com, "Do you buckle up in the back seat of a cab or Lyft? You should," 6 Mar. 2018 According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the state has a 93.8 percent observed seat belt usage rate, but a disproportionate number of fatalities involve unbelted motorists and passengers. Frank Abderholden, Lake County News-Sun, "Police will be 'actively enforcing' roadways, waterways over Memorial Day weekend," 24 May 2018 There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent. Fran Kritz, chicagotribune.com, "Do you buckle up in the back seat of a cab or Lyft? You should," 6 Mar. 2018 There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent. Fran Kritz, chicagotribune.com, "Do you buckle up in the back seat of a cab or Lyft? You should," 6 Mar. 2018 There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent. Fran Kritz, chicagotribune.com, "Do you buckle up in the back seat of a cab or Lyft? You should," 6 Mar. 2018 There is no data on injuries and deaths among unbelted passengers in hired cars, but in 2015, three high-profile deaths made the issue more prominent. Fran Kritz, Washington Post, "People who don’t buckle up in the back seat are running real risks," 3 Mar. 2018 The increase in deaths in 2016 was largely attributable to other mistakes by drivers and passengers, including a 4% increase in speeding deaths and a 4.6% increase in fatalities due to unbelted passengers. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Deadly car crashes are on the rise again, hitting a 9-year high," 6 Oct. 2017 Instead, the 2016 increase was largely attributable to other mistakes by drivers and passengers, including a 4 percent increase in speeding deaths and a 4.6 percent increase in fatalities due to unbelted passengers. Nathan Bomey, ajc, "Deadly car crashes hit 9-year high in 2016," 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unbelted

1814, in the meaning defined above

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