This is fascinating! So kid must be strapped to the rider? like a bungee cord or something? I've never seen this setup, but apparently it's a THING!!! (for adults):
See Page 40 of the California MOTORCYCLE HANDBOOK. “The motorcycle should be equipped with passenger footrests and the child's feet must be able to reach them ... Restraint systems are available to secure a child passenger to the rider by means of a belt or harness. In the event of a fall, the child passenger will remain secured to the rider instead of being thrown free.”
I'd love to buy a ural just for this purpose, but sadly it'd defeat the purpose of riding to/fro work; it can't split lanes like a scooter/PTW can.
I wouldn't risk it unless you have a sidecar rig where it's legal for sure to have one sitting in the car and one on the pillion seat.
Also, re footpeg + strap, apparently Gwyneth Paltrow's + husband have been breaking the law:
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