How to install a booster seat
Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death in children over the age of one. Many car seats are used or installed incorrectly, but correctly installing a booster seat can help reduce the risk of serious injury by up to half.
Booster seats are available in a variety of styles, including those with a back that include a five-point harness for improved safety and those that utilize the car’s existing seat belt, but allow for more comfortable placement and reduce the risk of injury caused by incorrectly placed seat belts.
In this video, you’ll find information on how to install a booster seat, including:
- Details on the different types of booster seats
- Why you should use a high-back booster seat if your car’s headrests are not in the place for your child
- The best place in the car for your booster seat
- Where to find lap belt openings when using your existing seat belt
- Using special positioners included in the car seat’s design to ensure the shoulder belt crosses the center of the shoulder and chest and does not touch your child’s neck
- And more