NJ Senate approves review of Kyleigh’s Law

    The law that took effect in May requires provisional drivers to put a red sticker on their license plates. That makes it easier for police to identify teens who violate regulations on the hours they can drive and their number of passengers.

    The New Jersey Senate has given final legislative approval to a measure that calls on the state Attorney General to review Kyleigh’s law.

    The law that took effect in May requires provisional drivers to put a red sticker on their license plates. That makes it easier for police to identify teens who violate regulations on the hours they can drive and their number of passengers.

    Senator Tom Goodwin says many parents have complained the decals make young drivers a target for potential predators. He pushed for lawmakers to immediately scrap the decal requirement.

    “The bottom line is we can not wait for a study commission’s report to tell us what we already know while our kids remain in danger and at risk of being victims of another tragedy.”

    But, the Senate voted 22-to-12 to approve the bill giving the Attorney General six months to review Kyleigh’s law and recommend any changes.

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