New Laws Regarding Teen Drivers-Booster Seats
- Category: Legislative
- Type: Documents
- Date Posted: May 17, 2010
Parents need to be aware of recent new laws that go into effect September 1 regarding driving and child passenger safety:
• HB 339 prohibits teens under 18 from texting or talking on a cell phone while driving.
• HB 537 requires that everyone in the car, regardless of age and regardless of where they are sitting, needs to wear a seatbelt.
• SB 61 requires that all children younger than 8 years and less than four feet nine inches tall be in a child safety seat system.