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Appendix B
Unattended Vehicles Statutes


Rev. Code Wash. § 46.61.685 (2005)
Leaving children unattended in standing vehicle with motor running -- Penalty

  1. It is unlawful for any person, while operating or in charge of a vehicle, to park or willfully allow such vehicle to stand upon a public highway or in a public place with its motor running, leaving a minor child or children under the age of sixteen years unattended in the vehicle.
  2. Any person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon a second or subsequent conviction for a violation of this section, the department shall revoke the operator's license of such person.