N.C. Seat Belt Law May Get Tougher
Posted March 22, 2005 3:10 a.m. EST
RALEIGH, N.C. — State lawmakers want tougher penalties for seat belt violators.
proposed Tuesday in the state Senate, everyone in a vehicle would have to buckle up.
The measure also raises the fine for violators from $25 to $50. Drivers would also get a point on their driver's licenses.
If approved, the act would take effect Dec. 1.