Child Passenger


Tribal Code (3-3-13) & Washington State Law (RCW 46.61.687)

Vehicle occupants of any age must be restrained properly. The driver is responsible for properly securing all passengers under age 16.

• Children under age 13 must ride in the back seat, whenever practical to do so.

• Children under age 8 (unless 4’9” or taller) must ride in an appropriate child restraint system— child car seat or booster seat, e.g., children over age 8 or 4’-9” must ride correctly in the vehicle seat belt system.

• Child restraint systems must be secured in the vehicle in accordance with instructions from both the vehicle manufacturer and the child restraint system manufacturer