Seat Belts

Failure to wear a seatbelt can result in a $100 fine.

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Colville Tribal Code

3-3-12 Safety Belts – Use Required

(a) Every person sixteen years of age or older operating or riding in a motor vehicle shall wear the safety belt assembly in a properly adjusted and securely fastened manner.

(b) No person may operate a motor vehicle unless all passengers under the age of sixteen years are either: (1) Wearing a safety belt assembly; or (2) Are securely fastened into a federally approved child passenger safety restraint.

(c) A person violating this section shall be issued a notice of traffic infraction.

(d) This section does not apply to an operator or passenger who possesses written verification from a licensed physician that the operator or passenger is unable to wear a safety belt for physical or medical reasons

 
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