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How will I know if a seatbelt fits my child as it should?

The USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) recommends for lap-and-shoulder seat belts, the child be at least 8 years old or over 57 inches. However, every state has different regulations, and it would be advisable to check with your local DMV. Children younger than 13 years of age should sit in the back seat with lap-and-shoulder belts.

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