.17 Seats and Seat Belts.

A. Seats. Visually inspect seat for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Condition. (1) Seat frame is broken or seat is loose.
(2) Adjustment mechanism. (2) Adjustment mechanism does not lock or permit seat adjustment.
(3) Aisle seats. (3) Equipped with a seat which does not automatically fold when unoccupied to provide a clear aisle.

B. Seat Belts (Applicable to Vehicles Manufactured on and after January 1, 1965). Inspect seat belt for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Driver's seat is not equipped with a seat belt.
(2) Condition. (2) Seat belt is cut, torn, damaged, insecurely mounted, or if vehicle is equipped with air ride seat and seat belts are attached to the seat without a secondary belt from the seat to the vehicle body.
(3) Function. (3) Belt does not extend full length or retract if equipped with retractors or if latching system does not lock.