seat belts

  1. Jack Malarkey

    Child restraints

    At rideshare lunch today, a driver asked me for an overview of the legal requirements for child restraints in vehicles in the ACT. In doing so, I drew the driver’s attention to the relevant part of the Access Canberra website. The relevant law in New South Wales is to the same effect as that...
  2. D

    Check all your pax are wearing seat belts correctly, including the sleeping ones

    From Reddit the seat belt slipped of the pax shoulder, driver loses 6 points.
  3. WestSydGuy

    News: Men fined $674 and get double demerits on Easter long weekend

    https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/hindi/en/article/2019/04/23/men-fined-674-and-get-double-demerits-easter-long-weekend?cx_navSource=related-side-cx#cxrecs_s Men fined $674 and get double demerits on Easter long weekend 'I am sick', said the passenger when the police found him lying in the...
  4. TheDriver2011

    Am I Liable for "squishers" ?

    All too often, passengers try to squish 4-5 in the backseat of my car (it seats 3). Obviously, this is illegal, as each passenger must have a seatbelt. But who is liable? Is it the passengers themselves? They're 18+. They're accountable for themselves and their own actions. Is it me? I'm...
  5. U

    The seatbelt discussion

    I’m on month 2 of driving part time. I noticed a tip in the driver app that suggested waiting to hear the “click” of seatbelts when passengers get in the car. I tried this and found that approximately 50% of my riders didn’t use a seatbelt unless I asked them to. I think a few people just said...
  6. Jack Malarkey

    Driving with unrestrained children

    ACT Policing media release (https://policenews.act.gov.au/news/media-releases/man-driving-unrestrained-children-fined-over-2000-and-12-demerit-points): Man driving with unrestrained children fined over $2000 and 12 demerit points Publish date: Tuesday, 27 February 2018, Publish time...
  7. ED Wallace

    New Mothers without proper car seats

    Hey guys - I am new to Uber and already received 5 ride requests in Toronto from young mothers with babies. The kids were all under 4 and some had a booster, a basic baby carrier without its base, and some had no child seats at all. Offcourse Uber didn't provide me any info so I am hoping you...
  8. CerealKilla

    What do YOU do when UNC students or others pile into your vehicle past the limits of seat belts?

    For 1 it's a safety issue and 2 it's illegal. If you were in an accident you would be liable.
  9. J

    I'm sick and tired of it

    Why do i need to tell grown @ss adults to buckle up? more than half of them always act like they dont know what a seat belt is. they think my car is there personal ride?
  10. IERide

    Pax not wearing seatbelt?

    I'm curious if you make your pax wear their seat belts and/or refuse to drive if they don't?
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