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In Partnership with Alberta Transportation
The Focus for November Will Be Occupant Restraints

Click here to be directed to the 2019 Traffic Safety Calendar

 

Everyone must always wear a seat belt!

Did you know:

  • Children 12 years old and under are safest in the back seat.
  • The driver is responsibility to ensure that each passenger under the age of 16 years old are properly secured in the vehicle.
  • The fine for not wearing a seat belt is $155.00.
  • If a GDL driver drives with more passengers than there are seat belts, they will also receive 2 demerit points.
  • You can reduce the likelihood of your child being injured or killed in a crash by 75% by properly using a child safety seat or booster seat.
  • A child under the age of 6 and not exceeding 40lbs needs to wear a seat belt in a motor home.

 

If you are unsure of which type of seat your child should be in (rear facing, forward facing, etc.), check out http://albertaseatbelts.ca/parents/child-safety-seats/for more information.


For more information about the Seat Belts rules and regulations, visit any one of these sites:

http://albertaseatbelts.ca/parents/child-safety-seats/

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Health/Pages/conditions.aspx?hwId=sid42317spec

https://saferoads.com/drivers/safety-issues/seat-belts/occupant-restraint-laws