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Sea belt law reminders

May 17, 2019

The Bannock County Sheriff Office will be participating in a statewide seat belt grant beginning May 20 through June 2, 2019.

As a reminder, the Idaho code, 49-673 states;

Idaho law requires everyone in a vehicle to wear safety restraints. Other provisions under the law include:

Adult violators, 18 and older, are subject to a $10 citation.

An adult driver is ticketed for passengers younger than 18 who are not properly restrained.

If the driver is younger than 18 and the driver or any occupant younger than 18 fails to wear a seat belt, court costs are added to the fine.