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the boosters with the back attached to them...are they considered boosters or carseats?

I'm checking out the state laws and some have ages for carseats, some have ages for boosters...but i'm a little confused on it. would the booster with the back attached to it still be considered a booster?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:36 AM on Aug. 1, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • booster

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:37 AM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • Yeah it's a booster, it's about what type of belt it uses. A car seat is buckled into the car and then the child is buckled into the car seat. With boosters the child is buckled with the seatbelt, the booster just helps the child be in a position that the seat belt crosses their body correctly.

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 12:43 AM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • Yes. It's called a High Back Booster. Once you take it off (in most styles, you can remove the back), and then it's a No-Back Booster.

    Answer by milfalicious08 at 1:08 AM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • Yes, its a high back booster. The ones with no back are called Low back boosters. What is the age of the child you are considering boostering?? They should typically stay in a harnessed seat such as the Graco Nautilus, until 65lbs. Its much safer. The law says 4yrs/40lbs, but that law is outdated and children are killed extremely often from being boostered too early. Sometimes because they arent physically big enough so the seat belt hits them wrong, and sometimes its because at 4years they arent mature enough to sit right and leave the seat belt alone. Look into extended harnessing if you child is under 6yrs/65lbs.

    Answer by Auntiemom410 at 1:14 AM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • it's a high back booster.

    Answer by pagirl71 at 8:46 AM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • Does it have a harness in it or not?

    Answer by Krysta622 at 3:17 PM on Aug. 1, 2009

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