Seat Belts and Child Restraints Motor Pool University of Washington Tacoma
Seat Belt Safety
On May 20, 2002, Washington Legislature passed a bill making our state’s seat belt law a primary offense. As a result, a motorist can be pulled over and ticketed for not w air max 90 earing a seat belt. were completely unrestrained
UW Tacoma Motor Pool, in compliance with state law requires that:
The driver and all passengers wear their seat belts at all times it is the driver’s responsibility to ensure compliance with this guideline
A seat belt be available for all passengers the number of passengers in a vehicle must not exceed the number of available air max 90 seat belts
Child Passenger Restraint Required: R air max 90 CW 46.61.687
Whenever a child who is less than sixteen years of age is being transported in a motor vehicle that is in operation and that is required by RCW 46.37.510 to be equipped with a safety belt system in a passenger seating position, or is being transported in a neighborhood electric vehicle that is in operation, the driver of the vehicle shall keep the child properly restrained as follows:
A child must be restrained in a child restraint system, if the passenger seating position equipped with a safety belt system allows sufficient space for installation, until the child is eight years old, unless the child is air max 90 four feet nine inches or taller. The child restraint system must comply with standards of the United States department of transportation and must be secured in the vehicle in accordance with instructions of the vehicle manufacturer and the child restraint system manufacturer.
A child who is eight years of age or older or four feet nine inches or taller shall be properly restrained with the motor vehicle’s safety belt properly adjusted and fastened around the child’s body or an appropriately fitting child restraint system.
The driver of a vehicle transporting a child who is under thirteen years old shall transport the child in the back seat positions in the vehicle where it is practical to do so.