4501-37-06 Transportation of child at least four but not older than fifteen years of age.

When any child who is at least four years of age but not older than fifteen years of age is being transported in a motor vehicle, other than a taxicab or public safety vehicle as defined in section 4511.01 of the Revised Code, that is required by the United States department of transportation in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.208, cited as 49 C.F.R. 571.208 (January 2, 2008) to be equipped with seat belts at the time of manufacture or assembly, the operator of the motor vehicle shall have the child properly restrained either in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions in a child restraint system that meets federal motor vehicle safety standards as set forth in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.213, cited as 49 C.F.R. 571.213 (August 5, 2008) or in an occupant restraining device as defined in section 4513.263 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 12/14/2008
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/14/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4511.81
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4511.81