What are the current seat belt regulations?
Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90, Section 7AA: All children under the age of 5 years old must be secured in a federally approved infant, toddler, convertible or booster seat appropriate for the child's age and weight.

Children 5 years of age or older and who weigh more than 40 pounds must wear a seat belt that is properly adjusted. Children old enough to use a vehicle's safety belt should not be allowed to place the shoulder belt under their arm or behind their back. It is allowed and recommended that children who weigh between 40 and 60 pounds use a federally approved booster seat designed for this weight range.

The seat belt law applies to children riding in all types of privately owned vehicles and all vehicles for hire, such as taxi cabs. It is the responsibility of the child's parent or caregiver to provide the car seat for use in taxis and in any and all vehicles that transport their child(ren), regardless of vehicle ownership. Older children/teens and adults riding in a motor vehicle are now required to wear a safety belt. Reviewmore information, including exceptions.

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