Latest Driving & DMV Information child car seat laws

Child Safety Seats: Required by Law and Necessary for Safety

by Lisa on Dec 29, 2012.
Filed under: Driver's License, Learner's Permit
How important is a car seat? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is very important for a child's safety. Traffic accident fatalities are the leading cause of death in children age 3 to 8 years old. In 1971, the federal government established minimum standards for child safety seats and restraint systems to reduce the number of children killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes. These specific laws vary by state, and are frequently updated, but in genera... Read More