When can a toddler sit in a booster car seat?

Answer On One Hand: Weight MattersMost booster seats are designed to be used by children at around 40 pounds. According to, a child's weight, not his age, determine when he's ready for... Read More »

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When can a toddler switch from a car seat to a booster seat?

On One Hand: Four Years, 40 PoundsAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, children should not be switched from a forward-facing car seat to a booster seat until reaching 40... Read More »

Toddler Booster Seat Laws in Virginia?

On July 1, 2007, Virginia's child restraint laws got tougher. Children must ride in a child restraint system until they reach their eighth birthday. Though the law does not explicitly mention boost... Read More »

Should a child use a booster seat in the middle of the back seat when only a lap belt if available?

If your talking about the booster seat without a back then NO, It is not safe for the child to ride with only a lap belt.

When can a child not use a booster seat in the back seat of a car?

The requirements are different in each country or region thereof. Check with a local citizen's advice agency or visit a police station to ask.