By: Alicia Gajraj

Photo by Alexandria Gilliott on Unsplash

All passengers in a motor vehicle will have to wear a seatbelt even if they are in the backseat according to a new legislation Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed on August 11, 2020.

Every New Yorker in a motor vehicle will have to buckle up, even if they are passengers in the back seat. Governor Cuomo signed a legislation on August 11,2020 requiring everyone 16 years of age or older to buckle up in the backseat of a motor vehicle.

Passengers 16 years of age or older were not required to use a seatbelt, but that has…

Alicia Gajraj

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