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    Transport Canada and Special Needs seats

    http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/tp/TP14772/menu.htm

    Download the PDF for all the info.
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    Re: Transport Canada and Special Needs seats

    I haven't gotten through the whole report yet, but check out this quote:

    Some provincial and territorial child restraint legislation is not up to date with current best practices based on research and expert ecommendations. For instance, some provinces and territories do not yet have booster seat legislation, even though injury prevention experts agree that once a child has outgrown a forward-facing car seat, they should be secured in a booster seat until they have reached the correct proportions to fit a seatbelt. Booster seats will keep the seat belt in the correct place over the child’s body. While it is important to follow provincial and territorial car seat legislation as a minimum requirement (legislation often reflects the minimum safety requirements), it is also important to be aware of the current best practices and follow these recommendations in addition to the law.
    (bolding and underlining mine.)

    Excellent to see mention of best practice. (this is as far as I've read)
    Trudy - Canadian CPSAC certified CRST Instructor-Trainer and mommy to:
    Janeen - 17 yrs and learning to drive!
    Jillian - 11 yrs, 80'ish lbs, 5-stepping in each car. :O
    Jonas - 8yrs, 65lbs, Riding in an Oobr in each car.
    Both safely riding in either a 2007 Outlook or a 2015 Subaru Legacy depending on the day.


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    Re: Transport Canada and Special Needs seats

    I'm adding E-Z-ON vest to this reply to make this thread come up if someone searches for it in relation to Canada. The document talks about it, and states the weight ranges, how to get one and who this type of restraint is suitable for.
    Trudy - Canadian CPSAC certified CRST Instructor-Trainer and mommy to:
    Janeen - 17 yrs and learning to drive!
    Jillian - 11 yrs, 80'ish lbs, 5-stepping in each car. :O
    Jonas - 8yrs, 65lbs, Riding in an Oobr in each car.
    Both safely riding in either a 2007 Outlook or a 2015 Subaru Legacy depending on the day.


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