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State Senate studying Oklahoma's seat belt laws for children

State Senate studying Oklahoma's seat belt laws for children

OKFox.com
by Melissa Scavelli
Monday, September 9th 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Members of the Oklahoma State Senate will examine current seat belt laws for children Monday afternoon.

State Sen. Carri Hicks requested the Senate Public Safety Committee hold a study based on fatalities involving children in car accidents.

“Last year, Oklahoma had 29 fatalities involving minors who were not restrained,” said Hicks, D-Oklahoma City. “Many people probably don’t even realize that there currently is no statutory requirement for kids over the age of 12 to be buckled up if they’re riding in the backseat... FULL ARTICLE

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