State Laws for Child Safety Seats in Rideshare Vehicles

  • Source: Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

The face of transportation is changing, with lots of new ways to get places, including ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft. However, with new choices come new questions, and parents and ride-share drivers often wonder what the rules are when transporting children in ride-share vehicles.

This website is a joint production of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, and was created to help parents, caregivers, and drivers of ride-share vehicles better understand the laws and regulations surrounding child passenger safety. Here you’ll find state-by-state guidance that will help you understand regulations and responsibilities, whether you’re looking for information about your home area or are planning a trip, with links to actual regulations for each state.

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