Seat Belt, Child Restraint, and Open Container Offenses

Although seat belt, child restraint, and open container offenses do not incur any jail time or license suspensions in Kentucky, we want you to be aware of the potential ramifications. If you have any additional questions about the provided information, contact one of our traffic violation attorneys today.

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Fine Court Costs Points Assessed Potential Immediate License Suspension Potential Jail Time Offense Level
Failure to Wear Seat Belts $25. KRS 189.990(26) $143 0 No No Violation
Failure to Use Child Restraint Device in Vehicle $30 –$50. KRS 189.990(24)-(25) $143 0 No No Violation
Possession of Open Alcohol Beverage Container in a Motor Vehicle $35 –$100. KRS 189.990(9)(b) $143 0 No No Violation

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