- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Parents have new rules to follow when driving with their children in New Jersey.

Child safety seat rules that take effect on Tuesday adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations.

Children under age 2 and who weigh less than 30 pounds must be secured in a rear-facing seat that is equipped with a five-point harness.

Children between 2 and 4 who weigh up to 40 pounds can be in either a rear-facing or front-facing seat.

Youngsters between 4 and 8 who are less than 57 inches tall must be in a forward-facing seat or a booster seat.

Children between 8 and 17 must wear seat belts.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide