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The type of child safety seat you need depends on your child's age and weight. The (NHTSA) offers a that explains what type of seat you should use and how you should use it, based on your child's age.
§ Infants under the age of 1 and children up to 3 should typically be in a rear-facing child safety seat (or a convertible child safety seat turned to face the rear of the vehicle), installed in the back seat.
§ Children between the ages of 1 and 7 can generally be in a forward-facing, forward-facing only, or convertible child safety seat, or a high-back booster or harness, installed in the back seat of the vehicle.
§ Children between the ages of 4 and 12 can typically be in a high-back or no-back belt-positioning booster, installed in the back seat of the vehicle. If the child is under the age of eight, but at least four feet and nine inches tall, a booster isn't required.
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NOTE: Be sure to comply with the car seat's manufacturer's weight and height recommendations.