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Car seat and/or booster until 8 or 80lbs?

Anonymous
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This law was passed in my area 3 days before my oldest turned 8. I was wondering if laws like this were similar in other areas. 

We have to keep our kids in either a car seats or a booster until the child is either 80lbs or 8 years old whichever comes first. My oldest was able to stop due to his age. He is 11 and still hasn't made it past 50lbs. 

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:01 PM
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sarah824
by Platinum Member on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:02 PM

That is the law here too.

Jeremmy
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Ours is 4'9" no matter what age and not in the front until 13.

KelliansMom
by Platinum Member on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:03 PM
It's eight and 50 pounds here I believe. I'm im gA
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM


I thought that was the law in most places...

banana-bear
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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I love when they raise these numbers. Safer kids!
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mama91605
by Bronze Member on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM
Yep and my kids max out there seats. My 7 yr old is big and she still sits in a high back booster.
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miss_lisa
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM
My state doesn't go by age, it's 4'9" or when the belt lays over their lap. Dd is 8 and is still in a booster. She will be until the belt sits over her lap.
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kidlover2
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:05 PM
It's a certain height too... My dd outgrew her booster seat at 6 1/2
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blue.chairs
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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Ours is "under 4'9, boost em every time," lol.

I don't worry about the laws. My kids will be in car seats for as long as possible regardless.
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AkashaGermaine
by on Apr. 7, 2013 at 2:06 PM
I believe, in California that you can be out of a booster at 4'9". No front seat until 8 yrs old though.
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