answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

I can't find anywhere on the net that says either way. I did find something that said use a newer booster and described the kind with just the seat, not the thing across the front, but that seemed more for extra safety than law. If this booser is pretty old, then it is probably a better idea to buy a new one especially if you bought it used. It usually isn't a good idea to buy used carseats. If they have been in an accident, they may have been damaged without the previous owner even knowing. My suggestion is to buy a new one. Or go to your local fire department and have your old one checked out. Most fire departments have free monthly car seat safety checks.

No!!! These NO LONGER meet safety standards and are EXTREAMLY dangerous!! Children suffer major injuries and even death in these seats (known as shield booster seats). Many children slip out from under the shield or are thrown into it at a high rate of speed during a crash, causing neck and spinal cord injuries, head injuries, and several deaths.

Jen E... Cert. Child Passenger Safety Technician and mom to 3in seats!

Boosters with shield are NOT safe! In addition, the shield WAS to be used only until 30 pounds. It IS safe, however to continue to use the seat WITHOUT the shield (only if the shield can be completely removed - some were attached). The purpose of a booster is to position a child so that the vehicle seat belt fits properly - low across thighs and across shoulder, therefore, the base of a shield booster is acceptable. I recommend carseat.org for the 5 step booster test and other child restraint info. NE CPS TECH

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2017-06-03 11:10:03
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: Do the older backless car seats or boosters that have a portion that comes across the front of the child and holds the seat belt meet safety regulations?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

How do you use a meniscus properly?

Viewing across the flat portion of the meniscus.


What means in a crosswise direction?

It means going across. For instance, in the letter "T" the upper portion of the letter is going crosswise across the top.


The Ganges Plain extends across much of the northern portion of which country?

central India


What is it called when voltage is lost across a portion of a circuit?

This is often called a "voltage drop".


The lava-covered plateau extending across most of the southern portion of India is the?

The lava-covered plateau extending across most of the southern portion of India is known as the deccan. The area known as "the land of the five rivers" is the punjab.


How would you go about monoskiing across the English Channel for charity ie regulations etc?

Probably best to start by contacting the British Coastguards for regulations etc. Then get your ski tow vessel organised.


What are Montag's impressions of the land across the river?

His perception was of a place free of his own world and regulations and represented freedom and refuge.


What does advanced search mean?

It lets you restrict your search to a defined category or categories of Acts, Bills, or Regulations. You can also search for a specific section or clause. By searching "All", you can search across Acts, Bills, and Regulations at the same time.


Why the length of the daylight changes across the year?

Due to the tilt of the Earth's axis. At some times a greater portion of the latitude an observer on Earth has is illuminated and so it remain in sunlight for a larger portion of the revolution of the planet.


Which National Park extends across a portion of the boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina?

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Why do you see only portion of the area behind you when you look in a mirror?

All of the light waves are not able to reach across the room on to the mirror


Is it illegal to ship alcohol across state lines?

Depends on the quantity, county laws, and state laws, anything huge, check the local regulations


Is it safe to take testosterone boosters while you are on Nasacort AQ?

1st Answer Testosterone boosters are not safe and must be supervised and indicated by a doctor. 2nd A: All though both are steroids, they affect different areas of the body on first summation I would say no, there should not be issues. Nasacort AQ is one of the cleanest nasal steroids with the fewest side effects. Contact the Manufacturer of the testosterone boosters and ask them for certainty. After years of personal experience and a healthy knowledge of the allergy products, I have never come across a medicine that someone would have to stop while using Nasacort AQ!


Who are the Aboriginal peoples in Canada?

Depending on the viewpoint it was either in the Northern Territories or right across the Southern portion of CanadaCorrect Answer: ALL REGIONS.


The user interface in office 2007 that groups the commands for performing related tasks on tabs across the upper portion of the program window?

Ribbon


Circuit diagram and working of potentiometer?

See the related link for a circuit diagram. The diagram pretty well explains how it works also. A potential is applied across the potentiometer. A movable contact moves across the voltage developed across the fixed portion and picks off the desired voltage.


Who makes a wider backless booster seat for children 80-100 pounds?

There are a few seats on the market that will probably fit your child. You might try the Jupiter Komfort Kruiser as it has a base that is 19.5 in wide. Also Britax has just released a new seat called the Body Guard that has an adjustable base. I'm not sure what it is at its widest point however. It's worth check out though if you have a local Babies R Us store. You won't find either of these seats in stores like Wal-Mart of Target. You will have to hit a baby specialty store or Babies R Us. Ordering online will likely save you some money too. Lastly I want to give you the 5-step test to see if your child is ready for a seat belt only. Remember that just because the law says he doesn't have to be in a booster anymore doesn't mean he is safe not being in one. If your answer is no to any of these questions they are NOT ready for a seat belt only..... � When your child can sit all the way back and your child's knees bend easily over the edge without any slumping � The lap belt must be low and flat across the lower hips / upper thighs, not the stomach � The shoulder belt should lie across the middle of the shoulder and chest. Never place shoulder belt behind the arm. � Can ride this way the whole trip. !! Jen E, Child Passenger Safety Technician and mom to 3 in seats!! "Same situation since Illinois has changed its law (children up to 8yrs old in a restraint). My questions are: Does the booster have to have back support for larger/older children or can it be "backless" and who makes a wide backless seat? " Kim, a backless booster is fine AS LONG as you have head support from either a high seat back or head rests in the seating position your child is sitting in. If you do not, then a high back is needed. For wide backless boosters, try the Cosco High Rise, Britax Roadster (no longer manufactured, but can be found. It comes in a high back, but the back may be removed and used backless), Evenflo Right Fit. HTH!! Jen E- Cert. Child Passenger Safety Tech and mom to 3 in seats! You might also wish to take a look at the clek oto booster, currently available in Canada only. In June though, they will be introducing the olli model to the US. This is a backless booster seat that attaches to your car's LATCH anchors. Philippa


Mountain range separates china and Asia?

The mountain range that separates China from Asia is the Himalaya's. The Himalaya's stretch across the northeastern portion of India.


What is the climate for Asia?

Asia is a huge continent, so there are many different climates. In general, it is wet across the southeastern portion and dry across much of the interior. Southern areas are warmer, while the far northern areas are inside the arctic.


Are Medicaid programs a uniform across the state?

Federal regulations require that Medicaid programs be uniform within each state. However, States have latitude in deciding what services to offer.


How can a 48 year old man die of a 5 cm skin tear long extends diagonally across the posterior portion of the cranium?

apparently you bleed out


What is Uninsured Motorist Combined Single Limit?

It's an across the board Limit on that portion of your coverage. Instead of per occurrence and aggregate being different, they are both the same.


Is Alaska the most westerly US state?

Because a portion of Alaska is across the International Dateline it is often called both the most westerly and the most eastern state.


What are the dimensions of a coke can?

The standard soda can size in the United States in twelve fluid ounces. Cans measure 4. 83 inches high, 2. 13 inches in diameter across the top, and 2. 60 inches in diameter across the widest portion of the can.


What is passage of a celestial body across the disc of a larger one?

The apparent passage of one celestial body across the disc of another one for an observer is called a transit. If the transiting body hides a significant portion of the one behind, it is called an occultation or eclipse.