Child Passenger Safety Laws: Connecticut

Child Restraint Required

Under 2 yrs or under 30 lbs in rear-facing restraint system

2-4 yrs or 30-40 lbs in child restraint system

5-7 yrs or 40-60 lbs in child restraint or booster seat

Booster seats only with a lap and shoulder belt

Adult Safety Belt Permissible

8-15 years and 60 lbs or over

Maximum Fine for 1st Offense