Louisiana Car Seat and Booster Seat Laws
Rear-Facing Car Seat
Children under the age of 1 or children who weigh less than 20 pounds must be properly restrained in a rear-facing child safety seat.
Children ages 1 through 3 or children who weigh 20 to 39 pounds must be in a forward-facing child safety seat.
Children ages 4 through 5 or children who weigh 40 to 60 pounds must be in a booster seat.
Children ages 6 through 12 or who children weigh more than 60 pounds can be restrained in a safety belt.
Law states no preference.
Fines & Penalties
Maximum fine for first offense is $100.
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