The Need to Promote Occupant Restraint Use for Children, Youth, and 16- to 20-Year-Olds

Exhibit 2 States With Primary and Secondary Safety Belt Laws

State Name Primary and Secondary Laws
Primary Secondary
Alabama X  
Alaska   X
Arizona   X
Arkansas*   X
California* X  
Colorado*   X
Connecticut* X  
Delaware* X  
District of Columbia* X  
Florida   X
Georgia* X  
Hawaii X  
Idaho   X
Illinois* X  
Indiana* X  
Iowa* X  
Kansas   X
Kentucky   X
Louisiana* X  
Maine*   X
Maryland* X  
Massachusetts   X
Michigan X  
Minnesota   X
Mississippi   X
Missouri   X
Montana*   X
Nebraska*   X
Nevada*   X
New Hampshire* No adult safety belt law
New Jersey* X  
New Mexico X  
New York X  
North Carolina X  
North Dakota   X
Ohio   X
Oklahoma* X  
Oregon* X  
Pennsylvania*   X
Rhode Island*   X
South Carolina*   X
South Dakota   X
Tennessee*   X
Texas X  
Utah   X
Vermont*   X
Virginia*   X
Washington* X  
West Virginia   X
Wisconsin   X
Wyoming*   X

*Booster Seat Use Laws