The Financial Impact of a Seatbelt Violation in Virginia

Answered by

Julian Williams
Julian WilliamsAuto Insurance Analyst

Posted on Jan 30, 2023

1. A seatbelt violation in Virginia can result in a costly fine.

2. If you are caught violating the seatbelt law, you will be fined $25.

3. That fine can increase to $50 if you are ticketed a second time.

4. A third violation can result in a $75 fine.

5. Fines are just one part of the financial impact of a seatbelt violation.

6. You can also expect to pay higher insurance rates if you are caught violating the law.

7. And if you are involved in a car accident while not wearing a seatbelt, you could be held liable for any damages caused.

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