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Child Safety Laws In Your State
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The map below currently features Child Passenger Safety and Seat Belt Laws. More child safety laws coming soon.
Child Passenger Safety and Seat Belt Laws
Child Passenger Safety Laws
What is the maximum fine for a first car seat violation?
When must a child sit in the rear seat?
- No Requirement
When is a child restraint required?
- Younger than 8 years of age and under 57 inches
Seat Belt Laws
When can a child start using a seat belt?
- 8-17 years; Younger than 8 years of age and 57 inches or taller
Who is covered by the seat belt law?
- Riders 18 and over
In what seats does the seat belt law apply?
- Riders under 18: All; Riders 18 and over: Front only
What is the maximum fine for a first seat belt violation?
- Riders 18 and over: $20; Riders under 18: $25