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Who must wear seat belts in the state of Virginia?


Under Virginia law, the driver and all front seat passengers must wear safety belts. A driver transporting anyone younger than age 18 must ensure that the passenger is properly secured in a safety belt, booster seat or child safety seat no matter where the child is seated in the vehicle. [Seat Belts; Section 4- Seat Belts, Airbags, and Child Safety Seats; Virginia Driver's Manual]