Here's the objection I would make:
"I object to any testimony concerning seatbelt use two years ago. This evidence is irrelevant and not admissible under Rule 402. It was so long before the
accident being litigated that it has no tendency to help prove whether the Plaintiff was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident."
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