New Law Protects California Kids! Effective January 2017
Children under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat unless the child weighs 40 or more pounds OR is 40 or more inches tall. The child shall be secured in a manner that complies with the height and weight limits specified by the manufacturer of the car seat.
Current California Law:
Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat.
Children who are 8 years of age OR have reached 4’9” in height must be secured by a safety belt.
Passengers who are 16 years of age and over are subject to California's Mandatory Seat Belt law.
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