What are the rules regarding child restraint/safety seats in motor vehicles?
Minnesota's child passenger safety law went into effect July 1, 2009. The law requires a child who is both under age 8 and shorter than 4'9" to be fastened in a child safety seat or booster. Under this law, a child cannot use a seat belt alone until he/she is age 8 or 4'9" tall, whichever comes first. It is recommended to keep a child in a booster based on height, rather than age. Infants under 20 pounds and age 1 must be in a rear-facing safety seat. Booster seats and other child restraint/safety seats must be installed according to manufacturer's instructions.


Car seat checks are available at multiple locations. Visit the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website for a list of locations.Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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