Full Statute Name: Connecticut General Statutes Annotated. Title 14. Motor Vehicles. Use of the Highway by Vehicles. Gasoline. Chapter 248. Vehicle Highway Use. § 14-272b. Transport of dogs in pick-up trucks. Restrictions
Primary Citation: C. G. S. A. § 14-272bCountry of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: October, 2023Alternate Citation: CT ST § 14-272bDate Adopted: 2005Historical:
This Connecticut law prohibits any person from transporting a dog in the open bed of a pick-up truck unless the dog is secured in a cage or other container to prevent it from jumping out of the truck.
No person operating a pick-up truck, as defined in section 14-1, on a public highway of this state shall transport a dog in the open rearward compartment of the pick-up truck unless the dog is secured in a cage or other container or otherwise protected or secured in such a manner as to prevent the dog from being thrown or falling or jumping from the pick-up truck.