Texas Car Seat Laws in 2021

A child under eight years old and not taller than 4’9” must be secured in a child passenger safety seat system when transported in a passenger vehicle. A child between eight and sixteen years old or taller than 4’9” must wear a safety belt when transported in a passenger vehicle or passenger van. A child … Read more

Tennessee Car Seat Laws in 2021

A child up to one year old and weighing up to twenty pounds must use a rear-facing child passenger restraint system in a rear seat, if available. A child between one and three years old and weighing more than twenty pounds must use a forward-facing child passenger restraint system in a rear seat, if available. … Read more

South Dakota Car Seat Laws in 2021

In South Dakota law, a child under five years old and weighing under forty pounds must be properly secured in a child passenger restraint system meeting Department of Transportation safety standards and according to manufacturer’s instructions when being transported in a passenger vehicle on South Dakota’s streets and highways. A child under five years old … Read more

Arizona Car Seat Laws in 2021

A child under eight years old and 4’9” tall or less must use a child restraint system and a child between eight and seventeen years old must use a lap and shoulder belt when being transported in a motor vehicle on Arizona’s highways. A child restraint system may be an add-on, built-in, factory-installed built-in, or … Read more

South Carolina Car Seat Laws in 2021

Children under eight years old and under 4’9” tall must use a car seat or booster seat in a rear seat, and children at least eight years old or at least 4’9” tall must use a booster seat or safety belt, in a passenger car, pickup truck, van, recreational vehicle, or other motor vehicle equipped … Read more

Oregon Car Seat Laws in 2021

In Oregon law, a child under sixteen years old must be properly secured with a child safety system, safety belt, or safety harness meeting Department of Transportation standards and specifications when being transported as a passenger in a motor vehicle on the highway. A child under sixteen years old must be properly secured with a … Read more

Pennsylvania Car Seat Laws in 2021

In Pennsylvania law, a child under two years old must be securely fastened in a rear-facing child passenger restraint system, a child between two and three years old must be securely fastened in a child passenger restraint system, a child between four and seven years old must be securely fastened in a fastened safety seat … Read more

Arkansas Car Seat Laws in 2021

In Arkansas law, a child under six years old and weighing less than sixty pounds must be restrained in a child passenger seat, and a child between six and fourteen years old or weighing at least sixty pounds must wear a safety belt, while a motor vehicle is in motion and operated on a public … Read more

Rhode Island Car Seat Laws in 2021

In Rhode Island law, a child under two years old or weighing less than thirty pounds must be in a rear-facing car seat in a rear seat. A child between the ages of two and seven years old, less than 4’9” tall, and weighing less than eighty pounds must be in a child restraint system … Read more

Ohio Car Seat Laws in 2021

In Ohio law, a child under sixteen years old must comply with Ohio’s child restraint system law. A child sixteen years old or older must comply with Ohio’s occupant restraining devices law. Child restraint systems include infant, booster and convertible car seats. Babies and Children Up to Three Years Old and Under Forty Pounds A … Read more