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How Queensland Government child seat-belt laws will victimise the poor

In Queensland, after March 2010, many people who provide lifts to children, instead of leaving them to walk or catch a bus, face fines of $300 and three demerit points.

See also: "Car restraints to be mandatory for child passengers" in the Brisbane Times of 10 Sep 09, "Kids' seatbelt laws tightened" in the Courier Mail of 11 Sep 09, "Evidence boosts case for restraining kids in cars" by Transport Minister Rachel Nolan in My Sunshine Coast of 10 Sep 09, www.transport.qld.gov.au/childrestraints.

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