Child Passenger Safety Laws: Washington

Child Restraint Required

Under 8 yrs and shorter than 4'9"

Under 13 in rear seat if practical

Adult Safety Belt Permissible

8-15 years or under 8 yrs and 4'9" or taller

40 lbs or over in position where only lap belt available

Maximum Fine for 1st Offense

$124 to driver if passenger under 16 yrs

To passenger if 16 yrs or over