Alaska Car Seat and Booster Seat Laws
Rear-Facing Car Seat
Law states that infants under the age of 1 or less than 20 pounds must be in a rear-facing car seat.
Children ages 1-4 and over 20 pounds must be secured in a proper safety seat.
Must meet or exceed the standards of the US department of Transportation and be used in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
Children ages 4-7 (20-64 pounds and under 57" tall) must be secured in a proper safety seat.
Children over the age of 4 who are over 65 pounds or 57", or who are ages 8-16 and who are less than 65 pounds or 57" must wear a seat belt.
Law states no preference.
Fines & Penalties
Maximum fine for first offense is $50 plus points.
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