GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of Wisconsin. Please note that GHSA does not compile any additional data on state laws other than what is presented in these pages. For more information, consult the appropriate State Highway Safety Office.

Child Passenger Safety Laws: Wisconsin

Child Restraint Required

Under 1 yrs or under 20 lbs in rear-facing infant seat

1-3 yrs or less than 40 lbs in forward-facing child safety seat

4-7 yrs or 40-80 lbs and under 57" tall in booster seat

3 yrs or under and less than 40 lbs in rear seat if available

Adult Safety Belt Permissible

8 yrs or under or 80 lbs and 57" or taller

Maximum Fine for 1st Offense

$175.30 if passenger under 4 yrs

$150.10 if passenger 4-7 yrs

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