South Central Health District of Georgia

The South Central Health District

Bleckley. Dodge. Johnson. Laurens. Montgomery. Pulaski. Telfair. Treutlen. Wheeler. Wilcox.

Child Passenger Safety

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Is your car seat installed correctly?

With the exception of public transportation and taxi cabs, all children under the age of eight riding in a passenger vehicle, van, or pick up truck while the vehicle is motion on a public street or highway must be properly restrained. For more information regarding the Georgia Passenger Safety laws and exemptions, visit the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s website here.

Choosing the Right Safety Seat

Visit this link for car seat recommendations, and information on what type of seat to use.

Need to have your safety seat checked? Visit for an inspection site locator.


For more information on child safety seats and the associated laws, visit the links below.

Using a Child Safety Seat
Georgia’s Booster Seat Law
Child Passenger Safety Laws In Georgia