What age is safe for passenger seat? Current California Law:
Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. Children who are 8 years of age OR have reached 4’9” in height may be secured by a booster seat, but at a minimum must be secured by a safety belt.
What are the 3 types of child safety seats? There are three types of car seats: rear-facing, forward-facing, and the booster, with each best suited to protect a child based on their age and size.
Should my 5 year old be in a car seat or booster? Children should stay in a booster seat until adult seat belts fit correctly, typically when children reach about 4 feet 9 inches in height and are 8 to 12 years of age. Most children will not fit in a seat belt alone until 10 to 12 years of age.
Does a 7 year old need a car seat in Australia? Children aged between 7 and 16 are required to use a booster seat or adult seat belt when travelling in a vehicle.