What is the height and weight requirement for a booster seat in Florida? Children should stay in a booster seat until they are taller than 4 feet 9 inches and weigh more than 80 pounds. Check the fit of a seat belt – correctly positioned, the lap belt should sit across the upper thighs, not the stomach, and the shoulder belt should cross the chest, not the neck.
Does my 7 year old need a car seat in Florida? Child Restraints – Car Seats and Booster Seats
Florida law requires children age 5 and under to be secured properly in a crash-tested, federally approved child restraint device.
What age can a child stop using a booster seat in Florida? Florida Booster Seat Law
Florida requires children to ride in a booster seat until they reach 6 years old (the statute says “through 5 years”) – but be aware that taking a child out of a booster at that age is extremely unsafe even if it’s a legal choice.
Does an 8 year old need a car seat in Florida? Florida law requires children under the age of 5 years old to be secured properly in a federally approved and crash tested child restraint device. Children aged 4 – 5 can be in a car seat or a booster seat. Children 6 – 8 must remain in the rear seat of the vehicle and use a seat belt at all times.