We have all seen the sign that says “Buckle up, it’s the law.” The truth of the matter is that seat belts can save lives in a car accident. Adults know the consequences of not “buckling up” and bear the risk. But, children are different because they no not comprehend the consequences of not “buckling up” like that of an adult. That is why the law and courts take this violation seriously, especially when it comes to children who are passengers in a car.
With few exceptions, the law basically says that in order to drive a car a driver and all passengers must wear a seat belt. Pretty straight forward, but what are the consequences if you are issued a No Seat Belt ticket?