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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Re: Do You Agree with The State's New Law Enforcing Seat Belt Use for Everyone Inside your Vehicle?

Every child under age 16 in the vehicle must use a safety restraint. If under age four, he or she must be properly secured in a kitchen lighting ederally-approved child safety seat that is attached to a vehicle by a safety belt or universal child restraint anchorage (LATCH) system. A child under age four who weighs more than 40 pounds may be restrained in a booster seat with a lap and shoulder belt. A child of age 4, 5, 6 or 7, must crystal chandelier use a booster seat with lap and shoulder belt or a child safety seat (The child and safety restraint system must meet the height and weight recommendations of the restraint manufacturer.)Exception: A child more than four feet nine inches tall or more than 100 pounds is allowed to use a seat belt that has both a lap belt and a shoulder harness. To use the seat belt, the child must be able to sit straight up against the vehicle's seat back with his or her knees bent comfortably over the edge of the seat. The lap belt should be placed low and tight across the upper thighs; the shoulder belt should rest tightly but comfortably across the child's chest and shoulder (collar bone) without touching the throat. If the seat belt rustic lighting does not fit properly, the child should use a booster seat with a lap and shoulder belt.