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Child Safety Laws In Your State

Child Passenger Safety Laws

When is a child restraint required?

  • 7 years or under and under 66 pounds

What is the maximum fine for a first car seat violation?

  • $25.00

When must a child sit in the rear seat?

  • Children 11 years and younger and 65 inches or less must be in rear seat if passenger airbag is active

Seat Belt Laws

Who is covered by the seat belt law?

  • Riders 16 and over

In what seats does the seat belt law apply?

  • All

What is the maximum fine for a first seat belt violation?

  • $25.00

When can a child start using a seat belt?

  • 8-15 years or 66 pounds and over


Does law give immunity to person rescuing child in hot car?