1. Drivers and occupants of motor vehicles and mopeds are obliged to use the seat belt, helmet and other protective elements in the cases and conditions determined in this chapter and in the regulations governing vehicles, with the exceptions that are also fixed in said chapter, in accordance with the international recommendations in the matter and taking into account the special conditions of disabled drivers.


2. Infringements of the rules for the use of seat belts, helmet and other mandatory safety devices provided for in this chapter shall be considered as a serious matter, as established in the article 65.4.h) of the articulated text of the Law on traffic, motor vehicle traffic and road safety.