New Pick-up Truck Law

Representing Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Nearby Areas of Florida

The State of Florida enacted a new law effective October 1, 2006 making it illegal to have children ride in the beds of pickup trucks on highspeed roads including Interstate 4, the Florida Turnpike, and Florida’s toll roads, such as 408, also known as the East West Expressway. The new law applies to children between the ages of 6 and 18. Children under 6 must be restrained on all roads under Florida law.