To make car travel safer for your child, use a booster seat with a regular lap and shoulder belt for children who have outgrown their forward-facing car seats. This raises the child up so that the lap and shoulder belts fit properly. Adjust the shoulder belt to fit across the shoulder, not the neck. Adjust the lap belt to fit across the hips, not the stomach.
Current as of:
August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics Thomas M. Bailey MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Medical Review:Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics & Thomas M. Bailey MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & John Pope MD - Pediatrics