Safety Tips

Proper Child Safety Seat Use
Children Age 12 and Under in Back!
INFANTS
Weight: Birth to 1 year (at least 20-22) lbs.
Type of Seat: Infant only or rear-facing convertible
Seat Position: Rear-facing only
Always make sure: Children to one year and at least 20 lbs. in rear-facing seatsHarness straps at or below shoulder level
TODDLER
Weight: Over 1 year and (Over 20 lbs.-40 lbs)
Type of Seat: Convertible / Forward-facing
Seat Position: Forward-facing
Always Make Sure: Harness straps should be at or above shouldersMost seats require top slot for forward-facing
YOUNG CHILDREN
Weight: Over 40 lbs.
Ages 4-8, unless 4’9”.
Type of Seat: Belt positioning booster seat
Seat Position: Forward-facing
Always Make Sure: Belt positioning booster seats must be used with both lap and shoulder belt.Make sure the lap belt fits low and tight across the lap/upper thigh area and the shoulder belt fits snug crossing the chest and shoulder to avoid abdominal injuries.

Safe Passage
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What You Need To Know
Proper Selection and Use of Child Restraints