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No Distribution and Sale of a clip that stops Warning Sound of Seat Belts for Automobiles Recommended 게시글 상세보기 - 등록일, 조회수, 첨부파일, 상세내용, 이전글, 다음글 제공
No Distribution and Sale of a clip that stops Warning Sound of Seat Belts for Automobiles Recommended
Date 2017-03-17 Hit 663

No Distribution and Sale of a clip that stops Warning Sound of Seat Belts for Automobiles Recommended

 

- Concerns regarding no warning sound when drivers do not fasten their seat belt-

 

 

    People who die from traffic accidents with seat belts on are 3.95 while those of no safety belts are 14.65(3.7 times up) per 1,000. Seat belts contribute to preventing traffic accidents. For that reason, most of the cars are equipped with a device with warning sound of safety belts so that drivers should wear seat belts while driving.

 

However, customers need to pay attention to online sales and distribution of a clip that stops warning sound of safety belts.

    * a clip that is inserted to prevent warning sound when drivers do not wear safety belts

  

[Examples of the clips]

 

clip 

 

 

    These products are not illegal under the current law, but they encourage drivers not to wear safety belts, which may pose a serious threat to the drivers’ safety.

Accordingly, the Korea Customer Agency(President Han Kyeon-pyo, KCA) advised 13 online businesses(open markets and shopping malls) against selling and distributing the products. In addition, the KCA has taken measures to prevent the manufacturing and encouraged customers not to use them as drivers’s safety comes first before convenience.

 

 

■ More and more countries around the world have strengthened safety belts regulations and all drivers must wear seat belts in accordance with the traffic laws in Korea.

 

* (1999) people in the driver’s and passenger’s seat must wear safety belts -> (2011) people in every seat must wear safety belts in the road for the exclusive use of motor vehicles -> (2017) people in every seat in all roads must wear safety belts

 

■ ?Performance and Standard of Automobiles and Parts Of an Automobile? stipulates installment of devices that sound warning alarm or horn when drivers do not wear safety belts. However, the scope of the devices will be applied to every seat reflecting the recently revised international standards, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

* Voted for installing the devices in all seats in the UNECE WP.29 in November 2016

** In case of new models, this applies from November 1st ,2019 and November 1st , 2021 for new manufacturing of existing models.

 

 

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