In AZ is the booster seat law....

laccaycol

Active member
4 years old AND 40lbs? I have a friend that has her 3 1/3 year old in a booster and only using the lap belt. She said her ped said hes big enough and can be in the booster. Ugh ped's that dont know crap. What should i tell her?
 

smileybrea

CPS Technician
Laws here are horrible so unfortunately that's not on your side but you can let her know per the manufacturer the booster must be used with a shoulder belt. I'd try sending her some crash videos on harness vs booster...maybe even send info about Kyle David miller and belle ( video on YouTube...she was too small for a booster and didn't survive a crash).
 

agurlsride

New member
Yep, 5 years old... That's it, and it's not uncommon to see the little ones bouncing around in the back seat

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rxmommy

New member
Does AZ have a proper use clause? Then she would be breaking the law by using it with a lap-only belt. Not that most people care about that anyway. ND sucks for booster laws too.
 

laccaycol

Active member
I gave her a link to here and also i posted belle's story for her to see. I told her im not trying to tell her what to do just research it for herself. Also if she was to keep using the booster to use the lap/shoulder belt with it. anything else i should tell her?
 

momtotwogirls

New member
No. Az states 5 and under in a child restraint. No age on harness. Only that at 5 yrs old they do not need any seat at all. I just asked about this last week, one of my friends friends posted a pic of his little barely or almost 2 yr old in a TB and he is a "if it isnt illegal" kind of person so there isnt much I can say to change his mind.
 

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