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Gov. Scott Signs Bill Which Increases Car Seat Age

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.

06/24/2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently tested all of the newest and current child safety seats on the market to see which offered the best protection.  Of the 31 booster seats tested for fit, 19 received the agency’s highest rating. (Source: IIHS)

Safety Agency Tests Booster Seats

Choosing a booster seat to keep their children safe can be a confusing and daunting task for parents. But help is mouse click away.

11/07/2013

Booster Seats

Fla. Bill Would Require Car Booster Seats For Kids Up To 7

Most children under 7 would have to ride in a booster seat or other safety seat under legislation filed Monday in the state Senate.

CBS4–11/26/2012

Booster Seats

Booster Seat Bill Clears Senate Committee

A bill requiring that children up to age 7 be in a booster seat when in a car has cleared a Senate Committee.

CBS4–12/09/2011

Booster Seats

Fla. Senate Passes New Booster Seat Requirements

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.

CBS4–11/01/2011

Booster Seats

Insurance Institute Names 31 Boosters ‘Best Bets’

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says it’s now easier than ever for parents to find safe booster seats for children.

CBS4–10/13/2011

Car Seats

Kids Safest In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Age 2

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.

CBS4–03/21/2011

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