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Ask HPD: Passenger Seatbelts

Q. "Will the driver get cited if their passenger is caught without their seatbelt?"

A. Yes. The driver will be held responsible if their passengers are not wearing their seatbelts. The fine is $102. The law requires everyone riding in the front and back seats of a motor vehicle to be properly restrained by seat belts.

HRS 291-11.6

Ask HPD: Passenger Seatbelt