Under current law, it is a primary offense for front seat passengers in a moving vehicle to fail to wear a safety belt
This bill would only allow citations for safety belt violations if the person is stopped for a separate violation of the law and is issued a ticket for the separate violation
Relating to safety belt citations; to add Section 32-5B-6.1 to the Code of Alabama 1975, to provide that a citation for failure to wear a seat belt while a motor vehicle is in motion may be issued only if the person is stopped for a separate violation of the law and issued a ticket for the separate violation.
|March 1, 2011||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security|
|Bill Text||HB87 Alabama 2011 Session - Introduced|