507 motorists caught not using child seat

The Policía de Tránsito said Tuesday that in the last five months its officers have stopped 507 motorists who did not have their children in the appropriate safety seat.

The fine for this offense is 209,200.50, about $390, said the agency.

Police also reported that 72 motorcyclists were ticketed for transporting a child under 5 years on the vehicle. That offense carries the same fine.

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