Virginia: Car Accident Child Pickups – a Lawyer’s Prohibition

Virginia: Car Accident Child Pickups – a Lawyer’s Prohibition

Va. Code Ann. 46.2-1156.1 promotes the safety of certain children in vehicle accidents involving pickup trucks. It forbids the transportation of minors under 16 years of age in the rear cargo area of any pickup truck on a Virginia highway. However, some organized parades and forming operations are exempted.