Section 32-5-217

Safety belts.

(a) No seat safety belt or anchor shall be sold or installed for use in connection with the operation of a motor vehicle on any highway in this state unless it meets the specifications prescribed by the Department of Public Safety.

(b) The department shall adopt regulations governing approved types of seat safety belts and anchors, but the department shall accept, as approved, all seat safety belts and anchors meeting the specifications of the Society of Automotive Engineers.

(c) Any person who knowingly sells or installs a seat safety belt in violation of the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than $25.00 and not more than $50.00.

(Acts 1967, No. 734, p. 1570.)