Winning the Belt: Subaru Ascent, Forester commended on seat belt reminders by IIHS

Toronto, Ontario — Subaru Canada is keeping drivers strapped in the only way they ethically can—through effective seat belt reminders that the IIHS just commended in its first-ever test of such technology. Of the 26 models that participated in the test, the 2022 Subaru Ascent and 2022 Subaru Forester were the only two to earn […]

Strap In: ItalDesign files patent for motorcycle seat belt

Toronto, Ontario — Most people can agree that wearing a seat belt in a car just makes sense safety-wise. Motorcycles, on the other hand, are a whole different story. Mainly because strapping yourself to a 500 pound piece of metal doesn’t necessarily scream safety.  However, one company has designed a mechanism that could disrupt the […]

Saskatchewan’s seat belt law turns 40

SGI uses a rollover simulator to demonstrate what happens when people fail to buckle their seat belts.

Regina, Saskatchewan — July 5, 2016 — This year, Saskatchewan’s seat belt law is turning 40. In 1977, Saskatchewan became the third province in Canada to mandate seat belts, after Ontario and Quebec introduced laws the year before. While the mandate was a good start to improving safety on the road, it was initially far […]