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State Car Seat Laws - Child Safety Seat and Seatbelt Laws by State

Each state in the U.S. has laws regarding car seat use for infants and toddlers. Click on the links below to find a synopsis of each state's child safety seat and seatbelt laws and links for more information. Though many states only require car seat use to age 4, child safety experts now recommend car seat or booster seat use until 80 pounds for optimal crash protection.

Alabama Car Seat Laws
Alabama's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Alaska Car Seat Laws
Alaska's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Arizona Car Seat Laws
Child passenger safety and seat belt laws for the state of Arizona.

Arkansas Car Seat Laws
Arkansas's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

California Car Seat Laws
California's child passenger safety laws.

Colorado Car Seat Laws
Child passenger safety laws for the state of Colorado.

Connecticut Car Seat Laws
Connecticut laws regarding child passenger safety and seat belts.

Delaware Car Seat Laws
Child passenger safety laws for the state of Delaware.

Florida Car Seat Laws
Florida child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Georgia Car Seat Laws
Georgia child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Hawaii Car Seat Laws
Hawaii's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Idaho Car Seat Laws
Idaho's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Illinois Car Seat Laws
Illinois child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Indiana Car Seat Laws
Indiana state child passenger safety laws regarding car seat, booster seat and seat belt use.

Iowa Car Seat Laws
Iowa's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Kansas Car Seat Laws
Kansas's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Kentucky Car Seat Laws
Child passenger safety and seat belt laws for Kentucky.

Louisiana Car Seat Laws
Louisiana's state car seat and child passenger safety laws.

Maine Car Seat Laws
Maine last updated their car seat laws in 2001.

Maryland Car Seat Laws
Maryland's state child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Massachusetts Car Seat Laws
State car seat safety and seat belt laws for Massachusetts.

Michigan Car Seat Laws
Child passenger safety and car seat laws in Michigan.

Minnesota Car Seat Laws
Minnesota child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Mississippi Car Seat Laws
Mississippi child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Missouri Car Seat Laws
Missouri's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Montana Car Seat Laws
Montana's state car seat laws.

Nebraska Car Seat Laws
Nebraska's state car seat laws.

Nevada Car Seat Laws
Nevada's state car seat and seat belt laws.

New Hampshire Car Seat Laws
New Hampshire's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

New Jersey Car Seat Laws
New Jersey's child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

New Mexico Car Seat Laws
New Mexico state child passenger safety laws regarding proper use of car seats, booster seats and seat belts.

New York State Car Seat Laws
New York state laws regarding car seat, booster seat and seat belt use.

North Carolina Car Seat Laws
North Carolina child passenger safety and car seat laws.

North Dakota Car Seat Laws
North Dakota child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Ohio Car Seat Laws
Ohio state car seat and seat belt laws.

Oklahoma Car Seat Laws
Oklahoma's state car seat and seat belt laws.

Oregon Car Seat Laws
Oregon child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Pennsylvania Car Seat Laws
Pennsylvania's state car seat laws and seat belt usage requirements.

Rhode Island Car Seat Laws
Rhode Island child passenger safety and car seat laws.

South Carolina Car Seat Laws
South Carolina's state car seat laws.

South Dakota Car Seat Laws
South Dakota child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Tennessee Car Seat Laws
Tennessee's state car seat laws.

Texas Car Seat Laws
Texas's child passenger safety laws.

Utah Car Seat Laws
Utah's state car seat laws.

Vermont Car Seat Laws
Vermont's child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Virginia Car Seat Laws
Virginia's child passenger safety laws.

Washington Car Seat Laws
Washington car seat, booster seat and seat belt laws.

West Virginia Car Seat Laws
West Virginia child passenger safety and car seat laws.

Wisconsin Car Seat Laws
Wisconsin's state car seat laws.

Wyoming Car Seat Laws
Wyoming car seat laws.

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