At what age can children use booster seats in Rhode Island?

Answer As of September 2009, a child in Rhode Island must use a car booster seat until he turns eight, weighs at least 80 pounds or is a minimum of 57 inches in height. The lives of more than 8,700 childr... Read More »

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How Long Should Children Be in Booster Seats?

You can think of a compressed--or "zip"--file like a vacuum pack: it holds a large amount of content in a small space, content that expands once the file is opened. Expectedly, zip files are a popu... Read More »

When should children ride without booster seats?

Children get frustrated being stuck in their booster seats and can't wait to ride in a car like an adult, with seat belts alone. Knowing the facts about when to make the transition to riding withou... Read More »

Are high back booster seats safer than no back booster seats?

My understanding is that it's related to how the shoulder strap sits on the child and it may vary from vehicle to vehicle. The high back boosters generally have a strap holder that keeps the strap ... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Booster Seats & Car Seats?

Car seats have an internal set of harnesses to secure the child in the seat, while the vehicle's restraint harnesses are used to secure the car seat to the vehicle seat. Booster seats are designed ... Read More »