What is the law about children riding in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in New York State?

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You must be 100 to 110 pounds. You also have to be from 4 feet 10 to 5 feet 2. If you don't reach any of these requirements before you are 16 you must wait until then.
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What is the law in Minnesota about children riding in the front seat of a vehicle?

Answer . Found on HometownSource - Ask a Trooper:. There are no height or weight requirements, and it is legal for anyone of any age to sit in the front seat (except an infant in a rear-facing infant seat) in front of an airbag, so yes. However, nationally, we don't recommend that any child unde (MORE)

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When does Maryland allow children to ride in the front seat of a vehicle?

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What is the law in Michigan for children riding in front seat?

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What age can a child ride in the front seat in New York?

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