- Under 4 years in a child restraint system
- 4-7 years and under 57 inches or 65 pounds in a booster seat
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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?
When must a child sit in the rear seat?
- No Requirement
Seat Belt Laws
What is the maximum fine for a first seat belt violation?
When can a child start using a seat belt?
- 7 years or over or 57 inches or taller or 65 pounds or over
Who is covered by the seat belt law?
- Riders 7 and over or taller than 57 inches or 65 pounds or over
In what seats does the seat belt law apply?