New Enforcement of Texas Car Seat Requirements

According to News for San Antonio, starting this January, Texas parents can receive misdemeanor charges if their child is improperly seated while in a car.

A child not wearing a seat belt may result in a $25 to $250 fine. If they are under the age of eight and improperly restrained, it may result in a misdemeanor charge.

Texas law requires that parents follow manuals dictating age limits for rear-facing seats. Two years old is the most common age for these kinds of seats.

If you need help installing a car seat, call SPD at 830-379-2123.


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