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Vehicle impounded after RCMP find children not properly restrained, no licence on driver

This vehicle was impounded after police determined two children inside it were not properly secured and that the driver didn’t have a valid licence.
This vehicle was impounded after police determined two children inside it were not properly secured and that the driver didn’t have a valid licence. - Contributed
BAY ROBERTS, N.L. —

A vehicle was taken off the road Friday morning in Bay Roberts after police determined the unlicensed driver behind the wheel didn’t have two children properly secured.

At approximately 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, Bay Roberts RCMP received a report of a driver who was operating a vehicle with small children inside who were not properly restrained or secured.

Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in Bay Roberts. Police observed two children who were, as reported, not properly secured. The driver, a 33-year-old woman from Marysvale, did not have a valid driver’s licence. In addition, the vehicle was not insured or registered. She was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for each violation.

Police seized and impounded the vehicle and contacted the local office of Children, Seniors and Social Development to assist in the investigation, ensuring the safety of the children involved.

RCMP NL reminds motorists of the importance of having children belted in a vehicle and the importance of having them in the proper type of child restraint system.

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