Kentucky Booster Seat Law

    Kentucky law requires that children under 7 years old and between 40 and 50 inches tall ride properly restrained in a booster seat.

 

 

 

 

Either type seat will protect the child in combination with a lap and shoulder belt.

4 Steps to Child Passenger Safety

Rear Facing Infant
    1. To upper weight 7 height limit of car seat.
    2. New goal is to keep babies rear-facing until 2 years of age.

Forward Facing
    1. Use until upper height & weight limits of seat (aprox. 4 years and 40 pounds).
    2. Always use top tether strap.

Booster
    1. Children should use boosters only after outgrowing their harnessed seat until approximately 8 years old or 4'9".

Adult Seat Belt
    1. Age 8 or older and at least 4'9".
    2. Lap belt across upper thighs and shoulder belt across chest; knees bend at seat edge.