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Booster seat Q!! Vitameatavegamin 19 kids; League City, Texas 5829 posts
2nd Mar '13

I've been trying to find online the TEXAS laws(not sure if it's the same country-wide or not) on age and weight regulations for booster car seats. I know the ones I've seen say they have to be at least 30lbs. But what about age? Is it different for regular boosters and the ones with a back?
TIA!!

Vitameatavegamin 19 kids; League City, Texas 5829 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].
ma ♥ 1 child; California 63053 posts
2nd Mar '13

I thought it was 4yrs & 40lbs everywhere? Although keeping them in a 5pt harness for as long as the seat will allow it is obviously the safest. My sons seat goes up to 65lbs with the harness. He's almost 4 now & about 38lbs, so he has a long way to go still.

Buzz and Almond Joys momm 2 kids; Albuquerque, New Mexico 12593 posts
2nd Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].

Buzz and Almond Joys momm 2 kids; Albuquerque, New Mexico 12593 posts
2nd Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ma ♥:</b>" I thought it was 4yrs & 40lbs everywhere? Although keeping them in a 5pt harness for as long as the ... [snip!] ... safest. My sons seat goes up to 65lbs with the harness. He's almost 4 now & about 38lbs, so he has a long way to go still."</blockquote>




Nope. Here they say just follow the manufactures requirements which for a high back booster is like 3 yrs 30lbs and 3 ft

☮[The Mrs.] FJB Due December 4; 3 kids; North Carolina 14335 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting Buzz and Almond Joys momm:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].
ma ♥ 1 child; California 63053 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting Buzz and Almond Joys momm:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ma ♥:</b>" I thought it was 4yrs & 40lbs everywhere? ... [snip!] ... Nope. Here they say just follow the manufactures requirements which for a high back booster is like 3 yrs 30lbs and 3 ft"


Really? Wow. My (almost) 4yr old still seems so little & fragile, I couldn't imagine putting him in a booster with a seat belt already :shock:

Buzz and Almond Joys momm 2 kids; Albuquerque, New Mexico 12593 posts
2nd Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].

Vitameatavegamin 19 kids; League City, Texas 5829 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting Buzz and Almond Joys momm:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].
☮[The Mrs.] FJB Due December 4; 3 kids; North Carolina 14335 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting ma ♥:" Really? Wow. My (almost) 4yr old still seems so little & fragile, I couldn't imagine putting him in a booster with a seat belt already :shock:"

You can keep her in the seat that she is in until she maxes out the requirements.

Buzz and Almond Joys momm 2 kids; Albuquerque, New Mexico 12593 posts
2nd Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ma ♥:</b>" Really? Wow. My (almost) 4yr old still seems so little & fragile, I couldn't imagine putting him in a booster with a seat belt already :shock:"</blockquote>




Yeah my 3 yr old would totally just slip through it cause she is tiny even for meeting the seats requirements

ma ♥ 1 child; California 63053 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting ☮[The Mrs.].
♥♥KristaAnne♥♥ 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ, .., United States 22465 posts
2nd Mar '13
Quoting Buzz and Almond Joys momm:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ma ♥:</b>" I thought it was 4yrs & 40lbs everywhere? ... [snip!] ... Nope. Here they say just follow the manufactures requirements which for a high back booster is like 3 yrs 30lbs and 3 ft"



but until they are four they need to be in a high back booster with the 5 point harness at 4 they no longer require the harness

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49151 posts
2nd Mar '13

My 3 yr old wont be going into a booster for a long time he will stay in his harness.