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A Parent's Guide to Booster Seats - Page 2

TYPES OF BOOSTER SEATS

Belt-positioning booster
  • For a child 40 to 80 lbs.
  • The child sits in the booster seat and uses the vehicle lap and shoulder belts for restraint. Lap and shoulder belts together offer better protection than lap belts only.
  • Are available in high back and backless models.
kid 5

High back booster with 5-point harness
With harness

Is a forward facing child safety seat for a child 20 to 40 pounds or more.

The 5-point harness provides full body protection.
Child safety seat is attached to vehicle with vehicle belt system and tether (if seat has one).
kid 7

High back belt-positioning booster

At 40 pounds the harness is removed.

Child safety seat converts to belt-positioning booster.
Child uses the vehicle lap and shoulder belts for restraint.
Use without tether (unless stated in manufacturer's instructions).
kid 8
  • A Parent's Guide to Booster Seats - Page 3

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