This summary of state child restraint laws is enough to make a libertarian—or birth control user—out of anybody. (Key Lesson: Seek legal counsel before taking your kids on vacation to Maine or South Carolina.)
I found it while trying to figure out what to do with our 3-year-old daughter who no longer fits in her car safety seat. Turns out she weighs a few pounds less than the 40 lb minimum that would qualify her to use a regular seat belt in Connecticut. So many choices: Break the law? Stuff rocks in her pockets? Lard her up with Big Macs? Move to Louisiana? Break the law?