Quick Answer: What Are The Height And Weight Requirements For Car Seats??

A child who has outgrown the internal harness or height limitations of a forward-facing child safety seat.

Within the range of 40 to 80 pounds but under 4’9”.

Within 4 to 8 years of age and is at least 35” tall.

What are the requirements for a booster seat?

Safety Seats & Booster Seats in Texas

They will need to use this seat from ages 1 – 4, and 20-40 pounds. Texas seat belt law maintains that all children under the age of 5 AND less than 36 inches tall must continue to use the safety seats.

Can a 4 year old sit in a booster seat?

However, we draw a hard line on the youngest children riding in booster seats before they’ve outgrown their harnessed car seats. Despite the 4 year age minimum listed on some booster seats, we wouldn’t advocate for placing the burden of sitting properly in a booster seat on a 4 year old child.

What are the stages of car seats?

Here are the car seat stages throughout the years, so you’ll know when to graduate to each and every stage.

  • Step 1: Rear-Facing.
  • Step 2: Forward-Facing 5-Point Harness Seat.
  • Steps 3 & 4: Belt-Positioning Booster.
  • Step 5: Vehicle Car Seat.

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