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Child Safety Seats - California Highway Patrol


California Law. chipper logo. Effective January 1, 2017: Children under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat unless the child weighs 40 or more ...

Child Passenger Safety - AAA Digest of Motor Laws


Children under age 8 must use a forward facing car seat or booster seat ... Violation of the booster seat and the child restraint law are standard offenses.

Safety belt and child restraint laws


All 50 states and the District of Columbia have child safety seat laws. Child safety seat laws require children to travel in approved child restraints or booster seats ...

Child Safety - Parents Central | Keeping Kids Safe | NHTSA


Whether you have children or are expecting a little one, it's important to make sure everyone buckles up every time. ... Whether you're buying your child's first car seat, deciding whether to let your kids walk to school or take a ... Laws by State.

Child Passenger Safety: Get the Facts | Motor Vehicle Safety | CDC ...


Aug 19, 2016 ... Scope of the Problem Photo: children in car seats in backseat with .... Effects of booster seat laws on injury risk among children in crashes.

Child Safety State Law Tracker | Safe Kids Worldwide


Car/Booster Seat Law. Seatbelt Law (ages 1-19). Carbon Monoxide Alarms ( Homes). Carbon Monoxide Alarms (Schools). Smoke Alarm (All Homes).

When should my child switch from a car seat to a booster seat ...


Car seats are the safest option, so keep using yours as long as it fits. You'll also need to check the car seat law in your state (you can use the Child Safety Laws ...

Child Car Safety Seat Laws - Policy Surveillance Portal


Child Car Safety Seat Laws. Vehicular crashes are the number one cause of accidental death for U.S. children less than 12 years old. In 1971, the National ...

Car Seat Laws | Booster Seats | State Map


Find child car seat laws and penalties in your state by using the US map or list below. Remember, each state's law regarding height, weight, and age is just a ...

Washington State Booster Seat Law


Washington's New Child Restraint Law Effective ... (For example a child car seat, booster seat, vest, or other restraint that is federally approved for use in the car.).

Many states require that infants be kept in a rear facing car seat until age 1, or 20 lbs, though pediatricians recently recommended that this be extended to age 2.
Rear facing car seats are safer for children because their neck muscles are still developing, and in case of accident, too much strain is placed on the neck if they are in a forward facing car seat. Check out the links below for regulations by state.
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State Child Passenger Safety Laws


The chart below lists all current child passenger safety laws. All states have enacted laws requiring some type of child passenger restraint system be used.

California Safety Laws - Cell Phone, Seat Belt, & Car Seat | DMV.org


California cell phone, car seat, seat belt & child safety laws. CA safety laws.

Car Seats: Information for Families - HealthyChildren.org


Feb 18, 2016 ... Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about choosing the most appropriate car seat for your child.