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nraacct

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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 3:52:50 PM

Michigan drivers may no longer be let off the hook if child passengers aren’t in a safety seat.

Under a bill passed 92 to 16 Tuesday by the Republican-led state House, judges would no longer be required to waive the court penalties for not having a safety seat.

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52MPG
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 3:30:51 AM

More government control of illogical people.
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rahcat
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 12:02:39 AM

Should have been passed years ago.
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BBopp
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:51:44 PM

I would think a child's safety would be paramount.
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endymion
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 1:58:55 PM

It's been that way in New York for many years.
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MImusicman
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:18:46 AM

Ok
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alterman156
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:42:17 AM

Good ides. Tell those parents who do not use a safety seat for their child , they will face a fine.

[Edited by: alterman156 at 5/2/2013 12:43:31 AM EST]
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1momsunshine
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:28:51 AM

hmm
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MrLefty0706
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:18:30 AM

Hard to believe 16 representatives voted against this bill. What is wrong with them?
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ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:16:43 AM

I thought every state required child safety seats and enforced the law!
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Bttlecat
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:56:54 PM

It is a little late to buy a safety seat after the crash also. Who will waive the injury if the child is unsecured? It is a little late to buy the safety seat after the crash. Too poor? Set your priority; give up the cable, the internet, ipod, or the child's life?
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moosejoose
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:41:56 PM

Michigan welcome to the 21st century. What took so long?
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Grizdad
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:44:57 PM

Good. Who pays when the get in a wreck and the childrens are in the hospital cuz they were not properly secured as per the law?
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:19:37 PM

The parents showing up in Michigan courts because they lacked car seats were mostly those living in poverty or those who didn't like having the government tell them what to do. A judge could waive the fine for good cause. Not anymore if the Republicans get their way; the poor will get poorer and the government haters will get angrier.
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:06:16 PM

The next law will put us all in protective bubbles so we cant talk or touch each other or have any chance of bumping our heads or little toes...
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MINIWINI598
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:16:42 PM

Where and the world has MI been....
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qwerty17
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:53:17 PM

there should already be fines for this.
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ktbaeohana
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:49:44 PM

I agree they should pay.
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jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:49:39 PM

A little behind the times.
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nicven
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:15:01 PM

About time.
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Vetteblu
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 6:48:41 PM

Good call.
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mike56MI
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 6:08:12 PM

Good
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NoGas714
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:51:16 PM

I survived just fine laying in the back window. This is BS!
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flatrock14
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:11:19 PM

ok if the law is for everyone
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Fleabite44
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:04:09 PM

Yes, make people follow the law, not wiggle around it.
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