Summary of Vehicle Occupant Protection and Motorcycle Laws, Twelfth Edition, Current as of November 15, 2013

This publication provides summary charts of the key provisions of State occupant protection and motorcycle laws, and detailed lists of these laws in every State, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Such laws include requiring the use of (1) seat belts, (2) child passenger restraint devices (child car seats and booster seats), and (3) motorcycle or bicycle helmets. Also included are laws concerning age restrictions for motorcycle passengers and laws that prohibit riding in the bed of a pickup truck. Except as noted, the State laws reported are current as of November 15, 2013.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: 12th Edition
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 183p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01603617
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 129
  • Created Date: Jun 13 2016 8:34AM