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Car Seat and Booster Seat Safety for Kids

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Who Should Ride in a Booster Seat?


The statistics are alarming: In 2006, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta said that only one in five kids who should be in booster seats is actually in one when riding in the car. All kids should ride in a child safety seat until they are ready to use a car's regular safety belts. There simply is no better way to protect your child in the event of a car crash than to securely fasten him in a car seat or booster seat.

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