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 in the vehicle lap and shoulder belt they should use a belt positioning booster seat.
The lap belt should lie securely on a child's upper thigh. The shoulder belt should fit snugly across the chest and rest between their neck and shoulder.
Lap and shoulder belt are designed for adults and made to ride over the bony areas of the shoulders and hips. With small children, the lap belt tends to ride up into their abdomens and the shoulder belt cuts across their necks. A booster seat positions the lap and shoulder belt properly. Click here for information on the proper use of booster seats.
Lap and shoulder belt provide greater protection than a lap belt alone because it provides upper body restraint in addition to lower body restraint. Children large enough for a seat belt should use the vehicle's lap and shoulder belt. If your vehicle has lap only belts in the back seat, you may want to consider having shoulder belts installed by a dealer or repair facility. Most vehicle manufacturers offer retrofit shoulder belt kits for this purpose.
The shoulder belt should never be placed behind a child. He/she could be seriously injured in a crash. If the seat belt does not fit properly, a child should use a belt-positioning booster seat.
Never place the shoulder belt under a child's arm. Placing the shoulder belt under a child's arm can cause life-threatening injuries in a crash. If the seat belt does not fit properly, a child should use a belt-positioning booster seat.
as many as there are seat belts
Charles B. Stoke has written: 'Child safety seat and safety belt use among urban travelers' -- subject(s): Automobiles, Seat belts, Statistics 'Seat belt and shoulder strap use among urban travelers' -- subject(s): Automobiles, Seat belts, Statistics 'Safety restraint use in Virginia' -- subject(s): Automobiles, Safety appliances, Seat belts, Statistics 'Use of child safety seats in metropolitan areas of Virginia during summer 1994' -- subject(s): Child car seats, Traffic safety and children
There are four seat belts in a Chrysler Sebring Convertible. The car seats 4 passengers, and seats must have seat belts installed as a safety precaution.
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A 2004 Chrysler Concorde includes safety features such as a lower anchorage for child seats, seat belts in rear seats that cover both the lap and chest, along with an adjustable upper belt in the front seats.
1) Car seats & seat belts.
Seat belts, yes.
Child Safety Seats in Greyhound BusesCustomers are welcome to use child safety seats on Greyhound buses. However, the seat space must be purchased at the discounted child fare. You should ensure that your child seat has been approved for use in a motor vehicle, and is used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.It is your responsibility to secure the child seat to the bus seat with strapping or webbing that is approved by the child seat manufacturer. You are responsible for providing the strapping or the webbing. You should also secure your child in the child seat with a manufacturer-approved lap and/or shoulder belt/harness. Greyhound does not provide lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.
The first child safety seat appeared in 1962 in England. The inventor was Jeans Ames. There were child seats in cars since the 1930s, but the purpose was more as a booster seat to raise the level of the child than provide for the child's safety .
There is no law that says a child must be a certain age to ride in the front seat. There is a law about child safety seats.
Actually the seats will fit inside the camaro but you wont have any seat belts. The seat belts in a coupe are mounted in the roof and the seat belts in a convertible are mounted on the sides of the seats. so the seat will fit but you will have to buy some seat belts or use your old ones. The back seats should have no problems tho. I have a 2002 Camaro.