When can a child's car seat face forward instead of facing rear?

Answer On One Hand: One Year and 20 PoundsThe Child Passenger Safety Institute reports that the safest way for a child to ride in a car is in a rear facing position. Rear facing child car seats provide pr... Read More »

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When can a child's car seat face forward?

It is recommended by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that all children should ride rear-facing in back seats until they are 2 years of age or until they reach the height and weight limit... Read More »

What direction should a baby car seat face when in the back seat of a car?

When can my child face forward in the car?

In most cases, a child must weigh more than 20 lbs. and be older than 1 year of age in order to face forward in a vehicle. Each state, however, sets its own laws regarding the use of child safety r... Read More »

When can you turn an infant car seat face front?

AnswerAccording to the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) baby should be rear facing until at least 1 year of age AND 20 lbs, although ideally for as long as it's permitted by the car seat manufa... Read More »