As a parent, it is your job to protect your child when riding in a vehicle. Using car seats properly helps keep children safe. But with so many different types of car seats on the market, understanding how to use them correctly can be overwhelming for parents.
Visit the AAP™ Car Seat Safety Information page for guidance on choosing the most appropriate car safety seat for your child.
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Massachusetts Carseat laws
To find a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to help attach a child safety seat, call 1-877-392-5956 or go to www.mass.gov/highwaysafety.
AAP - the American Acadamy of Pediatrics recommends children be turned around after their 2nd birthday to front facing.
Child Passenger Restraints Infants and small children must sit in federally approved child passenger restraints until they:
1. Are at least eight years old
2. At least fifty-seven inches tall
Children at least eight years old or at least fifty-seven inches tall must wear safety belts. The safety belts must be used correctly. You can be fined $25 for breaking this law.