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From the usa.safekids.org website
New Mexico State Child Occupant Protection Law
* Children ages 17 and under must be restrained in some manner regardless of seating position.
* Children less than 1 year of age must be properly restrained in a rear-facing child safety seat in the back seat when possible.
* Children ages 1 to 4, regardless of weight, or children less than 40 pounds, regardless of age, should be properly restrained in an appropriate child safety seat.
* Children ages 5 to 6, regardless of weight, or children less than 60 pounds, regardless of age, should be properly restrained in a child booster seat or appropriate child safety seat.
* Children ages 7 to 17 should be restrained in a child safety seat or safety belt.
* Primary enforcement
New Mexico's law requires an education campaign about the benefits of child safety seats.