- 7 years or under and 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?
- $25 minimum; maximum unlisted
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?
- Riders under 17: $200 (driver); Riders 15 and over: $50
When can a child start using a seat belt?
- 8 years, and over 57 inches
Who is covered by the seat belt law?
- Riders 7 and under who are over 57 inches; Riders 8 and over
In what seats does the seat belt law apply?