Friday, November 5, 2010

Boost Them in the Back Seat

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children ages 2 to 14, due in large part to the non-use or improper use of child seats and seat belts.

After a child has outgrown the height and weight recommendations for a forward-facing toddler seat with harnesses (which often occurs around 40 pounds and 4 years of age—check labels/instructions), booster seats are recommended prior to transitioning to a safety belt.

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