After your child outgrows the child safety seat.
Children who have outgrown child safety seats should be properly restrained in booster seats until they are at least eight years old, unless they are 4'9" tall.
- National Highway Traffic
|REAR-FACING INFANT SEATS in the pack seat from birth to at least one year old and at least 20 pounds|
|FORWARD-FACING TODDLER SEATS in the back seat from age one to about age four and 20 to 40 pounds|
|BOOSTER SEATS in the back seat from about age four and 40 pounds to at least age eight, unless 4'9"||All booster seats are
required by law to comply with the same safety standards as child safety
Your booster seat must have a label stating that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards.
Always use both the lap AND shoulder belt—never just a lap belt.
The shoulder belt should never be placed behind a child's back or under the arm. If you do, your child could be seriously injured or killed in a crash.
Replace a booster seat that has been in a crash—the seat might have defects that you can't see.
|SEAT BELTS at age eight or older or taller than 4'9". All children 12 and under should ride in the back seat.|
|Because many state laws
only require children to be in
a safety seat up to age 4 or
so, many parents assume
older kids are safe in just a
seat belt. However, all
children need to be
restrained right whenever
they ride in a motor vehicle.
|Less than 10% of
children ages 4-8 use
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