- 40 inches or shorter in child restraint
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Child Passenger Safety and Seat Belt Laws
Child Passenger Safety Laws
When is a child restraint required?
What is the maximum fine for a first car seat violation?
- $50 child restraint; $30 booster seat
When must a child sit in the rear seat?
- No Requirement
Seat Belt Laws
When can a child start using a seat belt?
- Taller than 57 inches
Who is covered by the seat belt law?
- Riders 7 and under and more than 57 inches; Riders over 8
In what seats does the seat belt law apply?
What is the maximum fine for a first seat belt violation?
Does law give immunity to person rescuing child in hot car?