Starting Tuesday, September 1, 2015, new child safety seat regulations take place in New Jersey. For all you parents, grandparents, and caregivers of little ones, here is a summary of the new law:
• Children under age 2 and weighing less than 30 pounds must be secured in a rear-facing child safety seat that is equipped with a five-point harness.
• Children between 2 and 4 and weighing up to 40 pounds must be secured in a child-safety seat equipped with a five-point harness (either rear or forward-facing up to the height and weight limits of the seat).
• Children between 4 and 8 and less than 57 inches tall must be secured in a forward-facing seat equipped with a five-point harness (up to height and weight limits of the seat) or in booster seat.
• Children between the ages of 8 to 17 must use the vehicles seat belt.
You can find a listing of certified inspectors by going to http://www.seatcheck.org/ and typing in your zip code.Posted by raffadmin Posted on 31 Aug