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MV PD Safety TipsĀ 

Car Seats

Car seat inspections and installation by appointment only.
Contact Community Service:

Children must stay in a car seat until they are six years old or 60 lbs.

  • Infant Rear Facing – Newborn to 1 year old and 20 lbs
  • Forward Facing – Over 1 year old and 20-40 lbs
  • Booster Seats – Minimum 30-40 lbs; Maximum 60-100 lbs (Includes most 4-8 year olds)

Car Seats should only be used when:

  • Child’s back and bottom touches the back of the seat
  • Child’s knees are bent at a 90 degree angle
  • Lap belt fits across the child’s lower hips and tight on the upper thighs
  • Shoulder belt fits across the child’s chest
  • Head restraint is adjusted properly