EFFECTIVE NOV. 1, 2015
Ponca City Now - October 8, 2015 11:02 am
A child under 8 years old must be properly secured in a child passenger restraint system. The law previously applied only to children under age 6.
For children 0-2 years: Must be in a rear-facing car seat until at least 2 years of age, or until the child reaches the weight or height limit of the car seat.
2-4 years: Must be in a car seat until at least 4 years of age.
4-8 years: Must be in a car seat or child booster seat until at least 8 years of age unless the child is taller than 4’9”.
8 year or taller than 4’9”: Must be in a seat belt.
For more information and recommended best practices in child passenger safety, visit ohso.ok.gov.