New Jersey Considers Pet Seat Belt Law

//New Jersey Considers Pet Seat Belt Law

New Jersey Considers Pet Seat Belt Law

New Jersey is considering a law that would require all drivers to secure their pet in seat belts.

If the law passes, motorists who fail to secure their pets could face fines up to $1,000.

According to officials, the fines would only be enforced in cases of animal cruelty. The fines would not apply to drivers who transported their pets in crates.

Introduced by Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer, the bill is now being endorsed by New Jersey’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

In states such as Hawaii, Connecticut, Illinois and Maine, drivers are banned from driving with their pets in their laps; however New Jersey would be the first state to require drivers to have their pets in restraints if the bill passes.

In a time when distracted driving accidents are on the rise, there are many benefits to restraining a pet inside the vehicle.

Distracted driving is a dangerous activity that results in many Alabama auto accidents. If you or a loved one has been involved in a distracted driving accident in Mobile or Baldwin Counties, contact the Citrin Law Firm today to begin exploring your legal options.

For more information on the legal rights which may be available to distracted driving accident victims and their families or to schedule a no-obligation consultation with a member of our legal team, please complete the Free Case Review form on this page.

2018-08-07T12:34:42+00:00 October 1st, 2012|News|

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