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55 Pa. Code § 3270.175. Safety restraints.

§ 3270.175. Safety restraints.

 (a)  A child 7 years of age or younger shall be transported in accordance with the requirements for parents and guardians as set forth in 75 Pa.C.S. §  4581 (relating to restraint systems).

 (b)  Safety restraints installed in the vehicle at the time of manufacturing shall be used by all occupants.

 (c)  Manufacturers’ instructions for use of safety restraints shall be kept in the vehicle at all times.

 (d)  A school bus with a seating capacity of 16 or more children used in transporting preschool or school-age children is exempt from the requirements established under subsections (a)—(c).


   The provisions of this §  3270.175 amended under Articles IX and X of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  901—922 and 1001—1088).


   The provisions of this §  3270.175 amended May 23, 2008, effective September 22, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 2437. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (204586).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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