Campaign Launched to 'Boost' Car Safety for Kids
- Once children graduate from using child safety seats, a booster seat is in
order for protecting children ages 4 to 8 while riding in cars.
- Booster seats are used by less than 7% of the population, but the
Department of Transportation is launching a national public awareness campaign
to raise that number.
- Adult seat belts do not work for young children because the lap portion of
the belt rides up over the abdomen, instead of over the bone, and the shoulder
strap doesn't fit properly.
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