The holiday season has taken over New York. That means multitudes of people taking to the roadways to visit family members or attend holiday festivities. All those cars on the roadway makes it vital for all drivers to ensure they are driving in a safe manner. Failing to drive in a safe manner can lead to accidents that might cause injury or death. In order to maximize the safety of New York roadways, there are state laws that must be followed.
One important point in New York law serves to keep children who are in cars safe. Children must be properly restrained while riding in a car. Younger children should have a child safety seat or booster seat. Older children should be restrained with a lap/shoulder seat belt. Failing to ensure all children are properly buckled in can lead to points being added to the driver's license and up to a $100 fine. It can also mean the child might be thrown from a vehicle in an accident.
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