There are no federal laws regarding seat belt usage in motor vehicles, however, “All States require, at a minimum, that all children 3 or younger, weighing less than 40 lbs., or less than 40 inches tall, be secured in child restraint systems while traveling in motor vehicles.”
Think making a call on a hands-free phone is safe? Think again. A 2012 study by the National Safety Council showed that even using a hands-free device is risky. When talking on the phone, the brain must switch back and forth from the conversation to the road. This decreases awareness and reaction time.