If your child is caught riding a bike without a helmet, you will receive a fine.
You can have your fine waived if you can show proof of purchase of a helmet before your court date.
See the definition of 'public place' in Title 35 Pennsylvania Statutes section 637.2 below for a more detailed list of specific types of places covered.
Smoking can still occur in parts of some restaurants, bars and casinos/gaming establishments among a number of other exemptions, see below.35 PA. Exceptions to the law include: 1) a private home, private residence or private vehicle except when used for specified purposes, including child care services; 2) designated quarters within a lodging establishment accounting for no more than 25 percent of the total number of lodging units in a single place or within a full-service truck stop as defined; 3) a tobacco shop as defined, as long as the process for obtaining an exemption is followed; 4) a workplace of a manufacturer, importer or wholesaler of tobacco products, a manufacturer of tobacco-related products, including lighters, a tobacco leaf dealer or processor, or a tobacco storage facility; 5) residential long-term care facilities as specified; 6) a separate enclosed room or designated smoking room in a residential adult care facility, community mental health care facility, drug and alcohol facility or other residential health care facility; 7) a designated smoking room in a facility which provides day treatment programs; 8) a private club except when it is open to the public by general advertisement for a club-sponsored event or the club is leased or used for an event that is not club-sponsored, to qualify for this exemption a private club must take and record a vote of its officers under the bylaws to address smoking in the private club's facilities; 9) a place where a fundraiser is conducted by a nonprofit and charitable organization one time per year under certain conditions; 10) an exhibition hall, conference room, catering hall or similar facility used exclusively for an event to which the public is invited for the primary purpose of promoting or sampling tobacco products under certain conditions; 11) a cigar bar as defined, as long as the process for obtaining an exemption is followed; 12) a drinking establishment as defined, as long as the process for obtaining an exemption is followed; 13) 25 percent of the gaming floor at a licensed gambling facility, which can be increased to up to 50 percent of the gaming floor if certain conditions are met; and 14) a designated outdoor smoking area within the confines of a sports or recreational facility, theater or performance establishment.35 PA. Stronger local laws/ordinances further restricting smoking are not allowed, except for Philadelphia, which can keep its current stronger ordinance, but not strengthen it.
Some signs of drunk driving can be (but are not limited to): Proper use of headlights keeps the road ahead of you clear and easy to see, keeping you and your passengers safe.
In Pennsylvania, you must have a headlight system that features both low and high beams.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Penn DOT) has various safety laws in place to keep you safe on the road.
However, if you must make or receive a call while driving, you should: All children under 12 years old must wear a helmet while riding a bicycle or while being towed in a trailer by a bicycle.No political subdivision shall have the authority to adopt or enforce any ordinance, regulation or resolution which is in conflict with the above law.This shall not apply to a city of the first class; however, a city of the first class may not change or amend its ordinance to conflict with any provision of the law.35 PA. Smoking is prohibited in public places, which as defined in the law includes workplaces.younger than 2 years in a rear facing child restraint until a child outgrows the manufacturer’s top height or weight recommendations; 2 through 3 years in a forward-facing child safety seat; 4 through 7 years in a booster seat Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and municipalities with a population exceeding 20,000 with a police department accredited by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties; requires local ordinance Pennsylvania's motorcycle helmet use law covers all operators during the first two years of licensure unless the operator has completed the safety course approved by Penn DOT or the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.Smoking Restrictions Tobacco Taxes Tobacco Control Program Funding Laws Restricting Youth Access to Tobacco Products Tobacco Product Samples/Minimum Sales Amounts for Tobacco Products Sales of Tobacco Products from Vending Machines Licensing Requirements for Tobacco Products Smoking Protection Laws Advertising & Promotion Product Disclosure Divestment Liability Use of Tobacco Settlement Dollars Fire Safety Standards for Cigarettes Preemption Activity View the State of Tobacco Control: 2012 Report for Pennsylvania Search the SLATI Database and customize your own criteria Select a different state Smoking is prohibited in many public places, defined by the law as an enclosed area which serves as a workplace, commercial establishment or an area where the public is invited or permitted.Your bicycle must have a front-facing white light, which must be turned on between sunset and sunrise and can be seen from at least 500 feet.