is a law that keeps kids under the age of 18 (or 16 in some areas) off the streets and away from
gangs, drugs and crime. Curfews, which apply to the nighttime hours,
arenít just there to keep the good kids from going bad, they are also
there to keep the good kids from being hurt or becoming victims of crime.
you are with a parent or guardian you are allowed to be out after curfew,
as long as they are supervising you.
you have a job, it is OK to be out after curfew. Just make sure you go
straight to and from work. Stopping to hang out with friends would mean
out and breaking curfew can cost you: If you are caught after curfew,
there is a fine and you could have to go to juvenile court. You may also be
required to do community service. Breaking curfew may also affect whether
you can get or keep your driverís license.