booster seat


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booster seat

A vehicular safety device used for children who are too large for a safety (baby) seat and too small to wear a shoulder seat belt. Booster seats generally lift the child by 10 to 15 cm, allowing the three-point seat belt to cross the child at the shoulder and hips. Improperly fitted belts may ride across the stomach and neck, causing internal injuries.
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"Many of these deaths and injuries can be prevented if children are properly secured in car seats, booster seats and seat belts."
If the bus is also equipped with seat belts, then children under 135cm must be placed in a child's seat or booster seat. The provision allows guardians to use the safety system of their choice as long as it meets bus specifications.
The Venture Three Stage Booster Seat is being recalled because it has an "inadequate locking mechanism, restraining and chair attachment system".
| THE Graco Logico L (PS50, Halfords), right, is a good and comfy high-back booster seat, suitable for 15kg to 35kgs (4-12 years old).
* Belt-positioning booster seats should be used once a child outgrows the upper weight or height of their forward-facing harness.
Collins said Joseph did not like using a booster seat and he did not think it was necessary.
United said at the time the booster seat did not comply with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines, presenting a safety issue.
PS49.95, johnlewis.com GRACO SWIVI BOOSTER SEAT THIS 180-degree swivel seat grows with your baby, with an infant recline for bottle feeding and an older child booster.
Experts say that the adult seat belt isn't guided across their little body in the best way, and, most importantly, a booster seat offers no protection for a child if your car is involved in a sideimpact crash.
Enactment of booster seat legislation has commonly been followed by increased usage proportions and reductions in motor vehicle collision injuries and deaths among children.
A child should not be moved to a booster seat until he or she has outgrown a child safety seat.