Booster Seat Laws

Did you know that there’s a new California law, as of January 1, that requires kids to be in booster seats until age 8 (or until they hit 4 feet 9 inches)? If you don’t know, there’s a pretty steep penalty: Fines for not having your child in a booster seat can be up to $475.

If you’ve heard about the new law, but you’re just confused about the whole thing, you’re not alone. The regulations themselves – and the fact that they keep changing – makes the whole thing pretty confusing. We’ve got two stories for you about car seat laws – one from a California perspective, and one from a national perspective. Check it out here:

Buckle Up for the New Booster Seat Law (and More) on Moms LA

The Murky, Murky World of Booster Seat Laws on Huffington Post Parents

Buckle up and drive safely, everyone!




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