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A few days ago, we reported that Americans are still not buckling up when they sit in the back seat. Now, a lawsuit blames the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for not requiring a warning system in cars similar to the one that reminds front-seat passengers to buckle up, as it was supposed to do under legislation signed by President Obama in July 2012.

The non-profit groups Center for Auto Safety and Kids and Cars Inc., say nearly 1,000 people are killed annually in the rear seats of U.S. passenger vehicles because they do not buckle up, and proper belt usage would lower the risk of death by 44 percent.

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