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How much will it cost the driver if a child is not in a restraint system in Illinois?

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Whatever the fine might cost, the ultimate cost could be the life of the child!

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It is not that simple. Any age can be carried in the front seat as follows: Up to 3 years old in an appropriate child restraint (not rear facing if there is an airbag fitted). From 3 to height 1.35 metres or under age 12 - 13 in an appropriate child restraint. Over 1.35 metres or at age 12 - 13 in an adult restraint. Up to the age of 14 the legal responsibility for the use of the appropriate restraint lies with the driver. At age 14 the legal responsibility for the use of the appropriate restraint lies is on the passenger. The full rules are at the links below.

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In Illinois, a parent cannot leave a child under the age of 13 completely unsupervised for more than 24 hours. If they do so, it is considered child abandonment.

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Only if the court orders it. There should be a legal restraint order. Contact your attorney.

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