When you have a child, your priorities naturally realign. Safety is paramount when it comes to our kids, and nowhere is that more important than when traveling in a vehicle. Check out our tips for ensuring your child is safe on the road and around traffic, even when you aren’t looking.
It is difficult to comprehend that car seats were not mandatory under the law in all 50 states until 1986. There continues to be an absence of coordinated regulations between states regarding vehicle safety requirements for motor vehicles, although nearly 250,000 traffic accidents involving children occur every year.
Every state, county, province, and country may have its own regulations, but it is now advised that children from birth to approximately 10 to 12 years of age use either top quality car seats or booster seats, with the upper age limit based more on height and weight