Video: How to Choose a Booster Seat

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Your child is growing up, and now it's time for them to transition to riding in a booster seat. But with so many different booster seats to choose from, how do you know which one is right for your child? Don't worry, you got this. Around four to eight years of age, children typically outgrow their forward facing harness seat and are mature enough to sit relatively still in the vehicle. That's when they should begin riding in a booster seat. A booster seat raises the child up in the vehicle seat to position the seat belt correctly across their chest and lower hips. When a child is first transitioning from a forward facing car seat to a booster seat, a high back booster with a harness will help them feel more secure. A child who's transitioned successfully from a front facing car seat to a harness tie back booster will feel secure enough to ride without a harness. If they are smaller, this type of seat may provide a better seat belt fit. Most no-back booster seats also raise the child up so the seat belt fits them correctly. And newer kinds of no-back boosters work a bit differently. They lower the seat belt to snugly and comfortably fit across the child's body. If using a no-back booster, the child must have support to at least the top of his or her ears from either the vehicle seat or the vehicle headrest for head and neck protection. Most high-back boosters may be converted to a no-back booster as well. In case of a side impact collision, this type of protection deflects impact energy away from your child. There are no universal side impacts safety standards. But manufacturers do have their own. Some car seats may incorporate energy management in the form of an internal true system to reduce the force a child feels in a collision. Consider how the booster seat will fit in your vehicle and make sure it can be correctly installed following the vehicle and the car seat's guidelines. If you're driving with more than one child, you'll want booster seats that are narrow enough to fit side by side or three across in your back seat. Are you looking for a seat that can be used through more than one child? Choose one with a later expiry date. You can find that date in your car seat manual or on the car seat itself. Take a look at Canadian Tire's selection of accessories for your child's car seat online or at a store. To cut down on drama, if your child is often reluctant to get into a vehicle, consider a harness booster seat that looks like their favorite cartoon or movie character. Car travel will be a lot more fun. Another feature you may appreciate on your booster seat is machine washable fabric. From family road trips to quick drop-offs at school, a booster seat will keep your child properly positioned for their seat belts. Don't worry, you got this.

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