Starting in January, the little ones will have to be strapped into a car seat a little longer. On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill which increases Florida’s car seat requirement from 4 years old to 5 years old.
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Most children under 7 would have to ride in a booster seat or other safety seat under legislation filed Monday in the state Senate.
A bill requiring that children up to age 7 be in a booster seat when in a car has cleared a Senate Committee.
The Florida Senate Transportation Committee has passed a bill that will require booster seats for kids between the ages of four and seven, according to the News Service of Florida.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says it’s now easier than ever for parents to find safe booster seats for children.
Children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1, according to updated advice from a medical group and a federal agency.