North Dakota Car Seat Laws

North Dakota Car Seat Laws

  • In the State of North Dakota all children under the age of seven (7) are required to use a child restraint device (Infant Seat, Convertible Car Seat, Booster Seat) in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Children under the age of seven (7) that weigh more than eighty (80) pounds and are taller than four-feet, nine-inches (4’ 9”)  may be secured with a safety belt.
  • Children seven (7) through seventeen (17) years of age must be properly restrained with an age, height and weight appropriate child restraint (seat belt, car seat or booster seat).
  • The driver of a vehicle is responsible for ensuring all passengers under the age of eighteen (18) are properly secured in the vehicle.
  • The fine for a violation of the North Dakota Car Seat Law is $25 and one (1) point against the license of the driver.

Car Seat recommendations

Car Seat Age, Weight and Height Recommendations


North Dakota Seat Belt Law

  • In the State of North Dakota all front seat occupants must be properly restrained with a seat belt.
  • All passengers under the age of eighteen (18) must be secured with a seat belt regardless of their seating position in the vehicle.

Source Links for this Page

North Dakota Department of Health

North Dakota Child Passenger Safety

North Dakota Highway Patrol