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As children grow, how they are secured in your vehicle will change based on their age, weight, height and developmental needs. The following guide will help you choose the correct child restraint for each stage of your child's growth and development. It is imperative that families do not skip a step for the optimal safety of their child.


Child safety seats and safety belts protect occupants in 5 ways.
  1. Prevent ejection
  2. Contacts the strongest parts of the body
  3. Spreads the crash forces over a broad area of the body 
  4. Provides a "ride down" benefit
  5. Protects the head, neck and spine
Tips for safely transporting children in cars equipped with passenger-side air bags.