Child Safety Seats

What are Kentucky's Child Seat Laws?

  • Any child under 40 inches tall must be in a child and/or infant seat.
  • Any child, who is under seven years of age and is between 40 and 50 inches tall, must be in a booster seat.
  • All children over seven years of age or over 50 inches tall must be secured in a seat belt.

Has Your Child's Car Seat Been Recalled?

If you would like to check on your child's car seat, follow these steps:

  • Locate the manufacturer's name, date and model number on your car seat
  • Go to
  • Click on the 'Recalls' link
  • Click 'View' to see the recalled carseat list

Click here to download the Child Seat Brochure