Originally Posted by Strider0O0
that's awesome! i always assummed it was completely illegal. is there anything online i can print to keep in my glove box too?? i know you know from being a cop, but im afraid not all cops know it.. better safe than sorry, ya know!
Just tell the officer to look at title 75 subsection 3719 "Passengers in open trucks"
here is right from the PA Vehicle Code...
(a) General rule. - An open-bed pickup truck or open flatbed
truck may not be driven at a speed of more than 35 miles per hour if
any person is occupying the bed of the truck.
(b) Children. -
(1) Such a truck may not be driven at any speed if a child
less than 18 years of age is occupying the bed of the truck or
(2) This subsection shall not apply to:
(i) a child of a farmer who is being transported between
parts of a farm or farms owned or operated by the farmer in order to
perform work on the farm or farms;
(ii) a child possessing a valid hunting license who is being
transported between a hunting camp and a hunting site or between
hunting sites during hunting season;
(iii) a child who is a participant in an officially
sanctioned parade, only during the course of the parade; or
(iv) a child employed to perform farm labor who is being
transported between parts of a farm or farms owned or operated by the
child's employer or employers.