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Seat Belt Fastened?

A person's hand grabbing a seatbelt, ready to buckle up. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR
A person's hand grabbing a seatbelt, ready to buckle up. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

Desert Hot Springs Police are encouraging travelers to buckle their seat belts whenever they are in a car, regardless of how far they are traveling.

 

Under California law, children under two years old who weigh under 40 pounds or are under 40 inches tall must ride in a rear-facing car seat. 

 

Children under the age of eight or under 4’ 9” tall must be secured in a car or booster seat.

 

A person’s hand grabbing a seatbelt, ready to buckle up.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR


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