New Child Restraint Law Takes Effect Tomorrow

On Thursday, August 2, 2012 a new child restraint state law will go into effect, the law requires  that children ages 5 – 7 and shorter than 4’9″ tall riding in a vehicle must be restrained in a booster seat,  This law applies in vehicles manufactured in 1972 or later.

 Current state law [ARS 28-907 (A)] states that a driver shall not operate a motor vehicle in Arizona when transporting a child who is under five years of age unless that child is properly secured in a child passenger restraint system. This law, which is separate from the new law, remains in effect.

 For more information, please contact Detective Seth Tyler at (480) 782-4105.