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Child Car Seat

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A car seat, also known as a child safety seat or child restraint system, is a seat that clips into vehicles to protect infants and children in a car crash. Children under a certain age are required to be in a car seat. Ask questions about car seat models here.
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Child car seats were not common in the United States until the late  1960's or early 1970's and they were much different from the child  car seats you see today.    Seat belts were not all that popular until the late 50's to mid  60's. Car manufacturers were resistant to the added cost of ...
yes every car made past 2004 has a tether strap for car seat
I heard it was supposed to be by weight, not by height, but what do i know..... when they outgrow the carseat
all the time You must use an approved child safety seat suitable for the age andweight of the child until the child is over an age and/or weightlimit specified by and varies by the individual state.
  == Answer ==   My child seat car bolt, is in a 1988 Sundance, passenger side about 1 ft from behind back seat, on trunk floor.
This really depends on the condition you are in the crash. Either way its something you should do, a car seat is better because there is less room for a child to bounce around in a smaller seat. And your child will be safe from side airbags.
1. When must you use a child safety seat?
== Answer ==   The 2004/05 Prius has plenty of room in the back seat for two child seats as will as some space between them for a very, very small size adult. On the back of rear seats are hooks/latch for anchoring the top back of the child seats to the auto seat. All three back seats have lap...
There are some wonderful resources out there for assisting in CORRECTLY setting in a protective car seat, and im glad youre not throwing a seatbelt around it and 'calling it good" Hospitals....before children come home, many hospitals will offer assistance in setting in your carseat safely and...
This would depend on the age of your child. All children should ride rear-facing in back seats until they are 2 years of age or until they reach the height and weight limit of their child restraints. When children reach the height and weight limits of their infant seats, they should be moved to...
No, as long as it is in proper working order and structurally sound. If in doubt have it inspected by a police officer.
  == Answer ==   I've done a little research on this. My Advice; READ YOUR CAR MANUAL!!! If it says you only have LATCH for the two outer seats, that's all you have. You can not use the inner most LATCH hooks for the middle. According to a posting I found here's why; "My SUV only has...
no y would you do that you can hurt your baby use a test drive with a baby doll drive like you normally do and see what happens i see no but youll know your answer when you try it with a doll
From Birth to age 10 or up to 100 lbs I believe. You should check local laws in your area for more details. birth to age 7
Answer . Whether the laws in California don't press seat belt laws wouldn't you think a person with any intelligence would care enough about their child to make sure they are strapped in by a seat belt? I've seen people go right through windshields and it's not a pretty sight! Buckle up and be...
Your child must be at least 60lbs to not be in a car seat and 70 pounds to be in the front seat. under age 7,must be in car seat
  If your talking about the booster seat without a back then NO, It is not safe for the child to ride with only a lap belt.
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The child must be in a safety seat if they are younger than 8 or smaller than 4'9".
Until a child is taller than 42" they are supposed to be in a car seat, no matter how old. It goes by height, not age.
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  == Answer ==     It is easiest to put in the middle of the sliding seat that can be slid from the rear to the middle of the van. It is also prefferable to have that seat in the middle with the middle seat removed.   If you are using the side shoulder harness belts you need to...
To indicate their date of mnanufacture. After a certain timne period they must be replaed due to the fact that they wear out.
It really depends on you. Take it out when you think the child is safe. It can depend on the child/infant because of their size too. I'd say 5 give or take a year.
You can of course transport a child under six without a safety seat. The question should be whether it is legal or advisable to transport a child under a certain age without safety seat using a specific means of transport. Most localities will have legal requirements for use of motorized vehicles....
depends on the car seat type and other stuff
  Well as from how I could understand if you are to install in the 2nd row in a rear face position is what i have... is that if it touches the front seats its wrong. Well as we got a Alpha Omega Elite seat... I ended up removing the middle row seat .. or in some cases remove the 1 seat behind...
yes, just for your child safety
  == Safe place for infant carseats ==   The middle of the backseat; away from the windows.
State laws vary across the country and laws are different in many countries. Please see: related links for U.S. Laws
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psmUWg7QrC8 Please keep the child rear-facing for as long as possible (according to the limits of your particular seat). age two
  == Answer ==   Sort of. You can retrofit a tether bracket, but not the lower anchors. See: http://www.saferidenews.com/pdfs/new_page_pdf/TM_LATCH_update702.pdf It's part number 73709-12010 for the tether bracket - they run about $12. The old part was 04731-22012 and includes the belt...
  Car seats have a expiration date of about 5-8 years depending on your model. call the manufacter if your not sure.
  == Answer ==     It depends on the state. New York State law requires all front seat passengers to wear seat belts. Children under the age of 16 must wear seat belts when they are in the front seat or the back seat. Children under the age of four must ride in safety seats. Children age...
  == Answer ==   If it is reported, then yes. It will be reported if you got a ticket for it and you have settled it in court. If it was dismissed by the judge because you have fixed the problem, then it won't be reported.
  You can buy excellent child restraint tamper proof seat belts from a place called 'Littles Child Restraints' on Sunnyholt Road, Blacktown 2148 New South Wales, Australia. They are the most child safety conscious family run business that i have ever visited.
  == Answer ==     Car seat installation is different for every vehicle. To make sure this is done 100% correctly call your local non-emergency police phone number and tell them you need car seat installation. They will schedule an appointment with you for free and walk you through the...
  What do you mean by "Tow", are you talking about tethering? If so, then the answer is "depends on the seat". There are a very small handful of seats that will allow you to tether rear-facing. Read your owners manual.   Jen E. - Ceritified Child Passenger Safety Technician of 6 years.
All infant car seats come with a base that needs to be installed in  your vehicle. You should read the specific instructions that came  with your car seat but you will run the seatbelt through the open  areas on the base as tight as you can. Once the base is installed,  you will simply snap the...
done it many times as a medical transportation driver,yes
Yes there is a seat that will offer a 5pt harness to 80lbs. It is called the Britax Husky. You can find it on Britax's website at www.britaxusa.com . There is many places online that also sell them. The seat does cost about $200 though, but a Britax is WELL worth every single penny! :o)Jen E aka...
This is opinion and should be treated as such:You must check with each state, as the law varies from state to state. Check with the dept of motor vehicles or the local police/fire dept. I believe the minimum age in most states is 6 years old. Of course, that is for booster seats. My children started...
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A child is big enough to sit in the vehicle lap and shoulder belt when they can sit with their back against the vehicle seat back with their knees bent over the edge of the vehicle seat without slouching. This is when a child is approximately eight years old and 4'9." If a child cannot sit properly...
%REPLIES%    == Answer ==   If the vehicle has two rows, the middle of the back seat. If the vehicle has 3 rows, the middle of the second seat.   == Answer ==   And that just about says it all. Even with side impact protection, airbags, door beams etc, the safest place for any child...
  Depends on the state, here in Massachusetts:   "Massachusetts state law requires that all children under age 8 and less than 57 inches tall be properly fastened and secured in a federally approved car seat or booster seat, according to the manufacturer's instructions. Children who have...
most carseats have a lock base which is "locked" in place and left in the car when you detach the car seat from it's base
Many studies have shown that yes, child car seats consistently  lower the risk of significant injury.    Note that a car seat will keep your baby safe only if the seat is  properly attached and the baby is strapped in correctly. The seat  will not prevent the baby from being injured in all...
The first child car seat was invented in 1921 it wasn't until 1962 that seats were invented in England by Jeans Ames with the purpose of protecting a child
  == Answer ==     yes it will fit... you can total use it...
Answer for car seat latches (hopefully) Hi, I'm not too sure about the 2002 tracker having car seat latches, but my 2000 tracker doesn't. Near the bottom of the back door however there are plastic caps on the molding. Pop these out and they reveal bolt holes. Your car seat should come with a bolt...
  == Answer ==   We would need to know the state. You may want to call your police department and ask them about it, they can also help you put it in right. I know where I am, you can't put a child in the front seat of any truck or car.
  I did this yesterday on my 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette.   My seat belt was twisted on the seat belt mechanism on the passenger side of the vehicle so I did the following.   Open front passenger door and sliding door.   Peel back the seal around the door frame sufficient to expose the...
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Generally, it is recommended that parents should use a child safety seat for children 8 years old and below or until they can be properly restrained by the vehicle's seat belt. Infants (new born to 1 year old) should use rear-facing child safety seats, a child not above 4 years old and 40 pounds...
You must be 4.9 to ride in the back without a car seat. This is a very confusing law and out of all of the gov. resources I cant find one for ny state only texas. They say you must be 12. I dont really know very much about this topic so im sorry. :<
Yes, absolutely. If you can, you should have your car seat  professionally fitted or checked by a local agency. Many  firehouses, children's hospitals, and other locations will do this  for a small fee and sometimes even for free.
 == Answer ==   For the money, the Subaru Outback is your best bet.    == Answer ==     Most dealerships can install additional child seat anchors to your vehicle. Check with local vehicle regulations first, but it may save you the cost of buying a new vehicle.
Yes, a car seat for a child is required in any moving vehicle. It  does not matter if the car is a rental car or if it is your own  car.
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I believe the recommended height is 4"3'
age 7 though if the child's shoulders are lower then back seat back rest,advice is to use booster seat