Children ages 4 and under must be in a proper safety seat.
Children ages 5-7 (and under 57") must be in a proper safety seat.
Children ages 5-7 (and over 57") must be restrained in the vehicle.
Law states no preference.
Fines & Penalties
Maximum fine for first offense is $50.
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