My child is over 40 pounds but not ready for a belt-positioning booster. What are my options?
There are several safety seats available that provide a 5-point harness for children over 40 pounds, with and without a top tether. For a current list, see “Booster Seats and Other Products for Children Over 40 Pounds.” The list also includes tethered harnesses and vests for various size children.
- My child is over 40 pounds or too tall for his carseat, but isn mature enough to sit in a seatbelt with a booster. Are there any options?
- My child is over 40 pounds but not ready for a belt-positioning booster. What are my options?
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