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    Car seat in middle with lap belt and boosters on either side - ok?

    Hello,

    I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee and wanted to know if it would be possible and/or safe to install my 3 year old's FF car seat in the middle using only the lap belt and the tether, and then having my 5 year old's booster seat on one side using the shoulder belt, and on the other side a friend's 5 year old's booster seat using the shoulder belt (so having 3 children/seats in the back seat). I know it will be a tight squeeze for everyone but it would be done only rarely when my friend's daughter goes out with us, so I'm just wondering if it would be safe. Thanks!

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    Re: Car seat in middle with lap belt and boosters on either side - ok?

    That's perfectly safe, and your only option for all three back there.

    Wendy
    wendy, cpst-i mom to
    piper, 7/26/02, 62", 108#, seatbelt, driving her own car
    laine 9/16/09, 54", 96#, Nuna Aaces, Diono Solana 2
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic
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