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Child Safety Laws In Your State

Child Passenger Safety Laws

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

  • $50.00

When must a child sit in the rear seat?

  • No Requirement

When is a child restraint required?

  • Under 7 years and 57 inches or shorter

Seat Belt Laws

Who is covered by the seat belt law?

In what seats does the seat belt law apply?

  • No Law

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

  • No Law

When can a child start using a seat belt?

  • 7-17 years (or under 7 years and 57 inches or taller)

Heatstroke

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

No