Chapter 1. General Provisions of California Vehicle Code >> Division 6.7. >> Chapter 1.
This division shall be known and may be cited as "Kaitlyn's
This division applies to motor vehicles upon the highways
and elsewhere throughout the state unless expressly provided
The purpose of this division is to help prevent injuries to,
and the death of, young children from the effects of being left
alone in a motor vehicle, to help educate parents and caretakers
about the dangers of leaving children alone in a motor vehicle, and
to authorize a monetary fine to be imposed on a person for leaving a
young child alone in a motor vehicle in circumstances that pose a
life safety risk.