Child Passenger Protection Act
Transporting a child under 8 years
Any person transporting a child < 8 years in a non-commercial
vehicle of the first division, any truck or truck tractor
equipped with seat safety belts, a motor vehicle of the
second division with a GVWR of 9,000 lbs. or less, or
a RV shall properly secure him or her in an appropriate
child restraint system.
The parent or legal guardian of
a child under 8 years shall provide a child restraint
to any person
his or her child.
A child weighing more than 40 pounds
may be transported in the back seat while wearing only
a lap belt if the
back seat is not equipped with a lap and shoulder belt.
Fine: $75 for the first offense, $200 for the second
a full copy of the Illinois Child Passenger Protection
For information on the Graduated Driver Licensing Law,