LANSING (WWJ) – Do you ever see automobiles go by with drivers who permit their canine on their lap and assume to your self “that may’t be protected?”
State Rep. LaTanya Garrett agrees, a lot in order that she thinks it ought to be unlawful. The Detroit Democrat just lately launched a invoice to additional her trigger, based on WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick.
“Principally, that is all about visitors security, says Consultant Garrett. You’ll be able to’t drink and drive, you’ll be able to’t textual content and drive and if Garrett has her approach, you gained’t be allowed to take your pet in your lap when you’re driving,” stated Skubick.
Beneath Garrett’s invoice, driving with a canine in your lap can be a civil infraction that might high-quality violators $one hundred for the primary offense, and $200 for any following violation.
“Some will say, ‘Nicely, what subsequent? Will this laws even go anyplace?’ I don’t know,” stated Skubick. “Is there a canine on the lap foyer that may oppose this? We’ll see.”