unbelted

adjective
un·​belt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈbel-təd How to pronounce unbelted (audio) \

Definition of unbelted

: not furnished with a belt

Examples of unbelted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The seat belt reminder rule is designed to get more people to buckle up — 25 percent of back-seat passengers go unbelted, a rate far higher than people sitting in the front. Ian Duncan, Washington Post, "A more than decade-long delay in a seat belt warning system shows how car-safety rules get bogged down in bureaucracy," 25 Nov. 2019 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, 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

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First Known Use of unbelted

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbelted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbelted. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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