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Seatbelt requirements for tractors

Use of seatbelts in tractors.

This content is for general information only. It does not, and is not intended to, provide legal or technical advice or to represent a legal interpretation of the matters it addresses.

Frequently asked questions

No. Under current road traffic law, seat belts on tractors even if fitted do not have to be worn. However, we would always advocate the use of a seat belt for your own safety.

No. By law, you are not required to have a seat belt fitted to your tractor. However, we would recommend that you do for your own safety.

Yes. We recommend that it is fitted by a suitably qualified individual (SQI) in line with manufacturer’s specifications and meets the essential technical provisions of Regulation (EU) No 167/2013.

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