Maine Car and Booster Seat Laws

In Maine, a child must be in a child restraint:

  • Rear Facing Child Car Seat: if younger than 1 or less than 20 pounds in a rear-facing infant seat
  • 40-80 pounds and less than 8 years in a safety system that elevates the child so that an adult seat belt fits properly

An Adult safety belt is permissible for children 8 through 17 years or less than 18 years and more than 4’9″

The information contained on this site are for reference only. Please check the with you state for up to date information.

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