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Important Information about New York's Child Booster Seat Law

Child Safety Booster Car Seat InjuriesNew York's child booster safety law requires children under the age of 8 to be restrained by a child restraint system in a motor vehicle. New York joins more than 21 other states requiring children under the age of 8 to be restrained by a child restraint system.

A safety belt is not designed for small children. The booster seat gives small children a "boost" so that the seat belt can work effectively on them if there is a short stop or accident.

 

It is important to use a child restrain system that meets your child's size and weight recommendation by the manufacturer.

If you want more information, or were involved in an accident and need legal assistance, please give us a call at 516-222-4000. We will answer all your quesitons and let you know your legal options. There is never a fee or obligation for our consultations.

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