2017 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 18 - Motor Vehicle Safety Belt Usage Act
Section 1805 - Penalty for violation.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1805 (2017)
Effective 1/1/2018
41-6a-1805. Penalty for violation.
  • (1)
    • (a) A person who violates Section 41-6a-1803 is guilty of an infraction and shall be fined a maximum of $45.
    • (b) Until July 1, 2018, a peace officer may not issue a citation to an individual for a violation of Section 41-6a-1803 if the person has not previously been warned for a violation of Section 41-6a-1803 but shall issue the individual a warning informing the individual that operating or being a passenger in a vehicle without wearing a properly adjusted and fastened safety belt is prohibited.
    • (c) The court shall waive all of the fine for a violation of Subsection 41-6a-1803(1)(b) if the person submits proof of acquisition, rental, or purchase of a child restraint device.
  • (2) Points for a motor vehicle reportable violation, as defined under Section 53-3-102, may not be assessed against a person for a violation of Section 41-6a-1803.


Amended by Chapter 406, 2017 General Session
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