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.
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