- Rear-facing until 2 years
- Child restraint required for 7 or younger and 40 pounds or less
- Booster seat for children over 40 pounds but under 8 years or under 57 inches tall
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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?
- 8-15 years or over 57 inches tall
Who is covered by the seat belt law?
- All riders
In what seats does the seat belt law apply?