High Back Booster to LATCH or not to LATCH


Nicole Lopu

My daughter weighs 63 pounds and uses the Britax Pinnacle made in 2019. She sits forward facing - I am transitioning her from harness mode to high back booster mode and will physcially be restrained using the vehicle's safety belt. If she is using the seat belt, am I using the LATCH to attach the high back booster to the car, or am I supposed to let the high back booster be freestanding? Am I supposed to use the top tether if it is freestanding? I am very confused! All of the instructions in the britax manual address harness mode, but I don't see where it addresses how to secure the high back booster once it is no longer using the 5 point harness. Please help!


CPST and ketchup snob
Staff member
Both lower anchors and tether are optional in booster mode for your seat. If used, they shouldn't be used as tightly as in harness mode- just barely remove the slack. Hope this helps.

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