Alaska and Canada will honor a valid driver's license from any state or country for 90 days after entry.

Seat belts must be worn by all drivers and passengers while driving anywhere in Alaska. All children under the age of four, regardless of weight, must ride in a federally approved child safety seat while traveling in Alaska. Children between the ages of five to seven under 4'9" and less than 65 lbs must be secured in a federally approved child safety seat or booster seat.

Please note when driving Alaska's highways, Alaska State law requires drivers on a two lane roadway outside of an urban area to safely pull over when there are five or more vehicles immediately behind.

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