Enforcement Of Seatbelt And Car Seat Laws
Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 17th, 2021 (ZIZ News) The Traffic Department is reminding drivers who are transporting children under 14 years old that there are seatbelt and car seat laws that are in place and are being enforced.
Speaking on the most recent edition of ‘On the Road’ with Gcue on the ‘Morning Show’ Traffic Officer Donaly Liburd- Chiverton said the department is enforcing this particular law.
She said driving with a child in the back or front of a vehicle without a seatbelt is a traffic offense.
She said the law also speaks to the transportation of children under the age of five.
Officer Liburd- Chiverton said when someone is found breaking these laws, they will be not be allowed to continue driving in the same way and will be asked to find alternative ways to transport the child.
She noted that a $200 fine is attached to the breaking of Seatbelt and car seat laws in the federation.
On the Road with Gcue airs every Wednesday at 8:30 am on ZIZ Radio.