New Jersey Contemplates First-Ever Pet Seatbelt Law
Dogs and cats are being thrust into the distracted-driving discussion; fines for unrestrained animals would be $250 to $1,000.
More control, more fines. People who have common sense are now being told how and what to do
because of a few. TOO much government intervention. Too much government. As officials, you should have better things to do on your salary that to wonder if a dog is loose in a car. All about money and control. I think the government should stay out of the personal life of people. Try welfare reform, animal care laws, abuse laws...and leave our pets who ride alone, there are much bigger things out there of concern
Life is full of risks. Every time you (and your dog) walk out of the relative safety of your house, there is the possibility of getting hurt. So, it is up to YOU to decide the precautions needed to ensure your safety. If you decide that it is a good idea to strap your dog into your car, then YOU go ahead & do it. The few times that I take my dog with me in my car, we go to the doggie park or the vet. That's it. So I don't want him to have to endure the torturous experience that this safety idea would impose on us.
His squirming and cries of pain and disdain would be far more of a distraction than letting him walk around on the back seat. We don't need the ever expanding government to demand that everyone subscribe to this one size fits all government imposition that would make you a criminal to take your dog for a car ride.
WHY IS IT THAT POLITICIANS FOCUS ON MAKING NEW LAWS, INSTEAD OF REMOVING THOSE LAWS THAT ARE OUTDATED, REDUNDANT & JUST PLAIN STUPID (LIKE THIS ONE).
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