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Seatbelt Violations

Mar 30, 2022

Seatbelt Violations-Sec 106

All motor vehicle drivers and passengers in Ontario must wear a seatbelt that is properly adjusted and securely fastened.


As a driver, you are responsible for wearing your seatbelt and making sure:

  • every person in your vehicle has their own working seatbelt
  • passengers under the age of 16 wear their seatbelts properly in your vehicle
  • children are secured in an appropriate child car seat or booster seat


As a passenger, you must wear your seatbelt including when travelling in a taxi or rideshare vehicle.

Fines and penalties

If convicted, you will face:

You can also be fined for having a broken seatbelt, even if it is not being used when you’re stopped by a police officer.