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Ohio Booster Seat Law Goes Into Full Enforcement – Applies to Children Ages 4 to 8 Years Old

By Will Brown, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In Ohio, parents, caregivers, schools, and day care providers should be aware of a new law that recently went into full enforcement mode. Children from the ages of 4 to 8 years old must be placed in a booster seat unless the child is 4 Feet 9 Inches tall. Children from the ages of 8 to 15 years of age must wear a seat belt. Safety advocates are pleased with the passage and enforcement of this law. With or without a law in effect, parents, schools, and day care providers should think of safety first when transporting a child. Seat belts, infant seats, and booster seats can help prevent serious personal injuries and even death resulting from an automobile accident. You can read more about Ohio’s law at Ohio Booster Seat Law Goes Into Effect for Enforcement Purposes – Keep Children Safe.