How do I know if my child has to wear a seat belt or sit in a car seat when riding in a vehicle?

You should adhere to the following laws:

  • Children must ride in an appropriate rear-facing safety seat until one year of age and at least 20 pounds.
  • Children must ride in a child safety seat or booster seat through the age of 5. (Seats must be used in accordance with manufacturer’s directions.)
  • Children must be in a booster seat or seat belt between the ages of 6 and 11, regardless of their seating position within a vehicle.
  • Rear seat occupants up to age 18 must be secured by a safety belt.

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