AIRDRIE, Alta. Sgt. Darrin Turnbull had just pulled over a speeding vehicle and was talking with the driver when he noticed a cardboard box wriggling in the back seat.

Turnbull remembers that when he was a child, he used to ride in the back of his father's station wagon. But times have changed.

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He handed the driver a $167 speeding ticket and a summons requiring a court appearance on a charge of failing to properly secure a child in a motor vehicle.

Children often fight getting into their car seats, he says, but they have to be strapped in.

Turnbull wouldn't reveal more details about the Tuesday traffic stop in Airdrie, north of Calgary, including the age of the preschooler or if the driver was his parent.

Adults can't cave to tiny tantrums.

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The officer says he was able to coax the boy into his seat and warned Women Canada Goose Victoria Parka Light Grey Nz Online him about being safe.

"We have all these advancements in road safety and engineering to keep children safe."

He asked the driver what was inside, expecting the answer to be puppies or some other small animal.

"It is the adult who needs to make adult decisions when it comes to safety not the child."