New Seat Belt Legislation in Effect Today, June 30

Florida’s new seat belt laws go into effect today. As of today, June 30, law enforcement officers can make a traffic stop on any vehicle in which they observe a seat belt law violation. The current fine for a seat belt violation is $98 and the fine for a child restraint violation is $148.

Previously, police officers were only allowed to stop drivers if there was another driving offense, such as an expired license or speeding.For more information on the new legislation, please click here to view the full story.

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