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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 17.82 Child Passenger Restraint System

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Chapter 17.82
Child Passenger Restraint System

Sections:

17.82.010 Required.
17.82.020 Public carriers exempted.
17.82.030 Penalty for violation.
17.82.040 Liability limitations.

17.82.010 Required.

Every person transporting a child under the age of four years in a motor vehicle within the City of St. Louis shall provide for the protection of such child. Such children shall be protected by a child passenger restraint system approved by the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
(Ord. 64259 2 (1), 1997: prior: Ord. 59123 1 (a), 1984.)

17.82.020 Public carriers exempted.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any public carrier for hire.
(Ord. 64259 2 (2), 1997: prior: Ord. 59123 1 (c), 1984.)

17.82.030 Penalty for violation.

Each driver who is found guilty or enters a plea of guilty to a violation of this chapter may be punished by a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars and court costs.
(Ord. 64259 2 (3), 1997: prior: Ord. 59123 1 (b), 1984.)

17.82.040 Liability limitations.

In no event shall failure to employ a child passenger restraint system required by Section 17.82.010 provide the basis for a claim of criminal or civil liability or be admissible as evidence in the trial of any civil or criminal action, other than a prosecution for violation of this chapter.
(Ord. 64259 2 (4), 1997: prior: Ord. 59123 2, 1984.)

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