SC's child passenger restraint law requires:

  • Children from 0-20 lbs. and 1 year old or less shall be restrained in a rear facing convertible seat or infant seat.
  • Children 20-40 lbs. and over 1 year old shall be restrained in a forward facing convertible seat.
  • Children 40-80 lbs. and under 4'-9" in height, shall be restrained in a belt-positioning, high-back booster seat.
  • Children over 80 lbs. and at least 4'-9" tall shall be restrained by a safety belt provided in the vehicle.
  • Children ages 12 and under shall ride properly restrained in the back seat. Air bags can cause serious injuries, even death to children under the age of 13.
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