NY police issue 141 tickets over child restraints

NY police issue 141 tickets over child restraints

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York troopers say they issued 141 tickets to motorists for having unrestrained or improperly restrained children in their vehicles found during a weekend traffic detail at a state park.

They say the checkpoint Sunday morning at the entrance to Lake Welch State Park in Rockland County showed youngsters lacking required child seats, booster seats, seatbelts or some combination of those.

Drivers were issued tickets returnable to Stony Point Town Court.

State police say the checkpoint tickets are part of a summer-long effort to ensure the safety of children in vehicles.

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