What is the height and weight for a child to be out of a booster seat? Children need to ride in a booster seat until the seat belt fits right, when they are at least 4 feet, 9 inches tall, about 80 pounds and 8 years old. What is a Booster Seat? A booster seat is made for older kids when they are too big for a car seat but not big enough for an adult seat belt.
What age should a child transition to a booster seat? Most state laws and booster seat manufacturers require children to be at least 4 or 5 years old before using a booster.
What age should a child be in a backless booster? Once they have reached a level of maturity where they sit and act appropriately at all times in their seat, then you may move them to a backless booster seat. This typically happens around age five or six.
How long should a child ride in a 5 point harness? NHTSA recommends children remain in a forward-facing car seat with a 5-point harness until the child reaches the top height or weight limit allowed by the seat. At which time, the child can move into a belt positioning device.