A?500 Fine For Not Wearing A Car Seat Belt

A court could order you to pay a fine of up to A?500 for failing to wear a seat belt whilst a driver or passenger in a car, however, in most cases a police officer is likely to deal with the matter by issuing a fixed buy valtrex online. penalty notice of a A?60 fine.

The law relating to children wearing seat belts was changed 5 A? years ago so that English law complied with European Union laws on the use of car seat belts.Ai?? The law says that babies and children under 3 years must be sat in a child seat (unless travelling in a taxi or private hire car).Ai?? Children aged 3 years and older must sit in a child seat until they are 135cm tall (approx. 4 feet 5 inches) or until they are 12 years old, and this applies to both sitting in the front passenger seat or a rear seat.Ai??Again the taxi or private hire car exception applies, and also if the child is travelling a short distance for a reason of unexpected necessity.

The law for children to use child seats was brought in with the aim of reducing the number of children suffering injuries in road sublingual sildenafil tabs, buy beconase without a prescription. traffic accidents.Ai?? Children were sustaining injuries caused by adult seat belts, and adult seat belts were not effective in restraining small children who were passengers in cars involved in accidents.Ai?? The statistics show that since the change in the law there has been a significant reduction in the number of children aged under 12 years injured in road traffic accidents.

Like any safety equipment it is important that a child seat is correctly fitted in the car so that it can work properly.Ai?? Parents should check that grandparents, family and child minders who may move a child seat from one car to another know how to correctly fit the child seat.

More information at the Department for Transport funded website:Ai?? www.childcarseats.org.uk