2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. Motor Vehicles
ARTICLE 19. MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT
CHAPTER 11. Passenger Restraint Systems for Children
9-19-11-2. Child less than eight years of age; child restraint system; penalty; medical exceptions; child restraint system account

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-19-11-2 (2017)
IC 9-19-11-2 Child less than eight years of age; child restraint system; penalty; medical exceptions; child restraint system account

     Sec. 2. (a) A person who operates a motor vehicle in which there is a child less than eight (8) years of age who is not properly fastened and restrained according to the child restraint system manufacturer's instructions by a child restraint system commits a Class D infraction. A person may not be found to have violated this subsection if the person carries a certificate from a physician, physician's assistant, or advanced practice nurse stating that it would be impractical to require that a child be fastened and restrained by a child restraint system because of:

(1) a physical condition, including physical deformity; or

(2) a medical condition;

of the child and presents the certificate to the police officer or the court.

     (b) Notwithstanding IC 34-28-5-5(c), funds collected as judgments for violations under this section shall be deposited in the child restraint system account established by section 9 of this chapter.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-13-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.57-1998, SEC.4; P.L.116-1998, SEC.4; P.L.67-2004, SEC.4; P.L.2-2005, SEC.33; P.L.146-2009, SEC.3.

 

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