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Understanding Colorado's laws for child car seats, seat belt use


Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:38pm

The Colorado State Patrol is urging parents to become familiar with Colorado's Child Restraint and Graduated Drivers Licensing law regarding seat belts.

"It is a primary offense for children under 16 to be without a seatbelt or improperly restrained in a vehicle," explains Trooper Tim Sutherland, Colorado Child Passenger Safety Program Coordinator. "This means you can be pulled over without committing any other traffic infraction because the bottom line is kids are relying on you!"

In addition, teen drivers can also be pulled over if they or any of their passengers are seen without a seatb...

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