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February Tips of the Month: Infants

Infants should ride in a rear facing restraint (in the back seat) until age 1 and at least 20-22 lbs. Infants who weigh 20 lbs. before 1 year of age should ride in a restraint approved for higher rear-facing weights.

Weight: Birth to 1 year at least 20-22 lbs.

Type of seat: Infant only or rear facing convertible.

Seat position: Rear facing only.

Always make sure: Harness straps at or below shoulder level. Put the seat belt in the correct slots. Check the vehicle owner's manual and safety seat instruction book for guidance. Keep harness straps snug over the child's shoulder. Place the chest clip at armpit level.

 

 

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