Buckle Up: State Child Safety Restraint Laws Need to Be Strengthened to Better Protect Children

Akron Law Review, vol. 50, pg. 537 (2016)

Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-34

38 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2017

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Ellen Black

Belmont University - College of Law

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

This article reviews the history of child safety restraints and analyzes the relevant health agency recommendations to consider their accretive value in determining whether stronger child safety restraint laws should be enacted. Next, the article reviews the current state of law in the area of child safety restraints and addresses arguments against strengthening the current laws. Lastly, the article concludes that states should enact the proposed model act to ensure that this nation's children ride safely restrained.

Keywords: Child Safety Restraints, Child Safety Restraint Laws

Suggested Citation

Black, Ellen, Buckle Up: State Child Safety Restraint Laws Need to Be Strengthened to Better Protect Children (2016). Akron Law Review, vol. 50, pg. 537 (2016); Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-34. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3033243

Ellen Black (Contact Author)

Belmont University - College of Law ( email )

1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
United States

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