DPS wants to clarify new child booster seat law - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/2/09

DPS wants to clarify new child booster seat law

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Texas Department of Public Safety is trying to clear up confusion about a new state law. 

All children under the age of eight must be in a child safety seat or a booster seat. However, the exception is if a child is at least 4'9" tall. The law also requires that safety and booster seats be installed and used according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Children regardless of height must still be buckled up even if they don't need a safety seat or a booster seat. The will be enforced by verbal warning until June 1st of next year. After that it can result in citations: $25 for the first offense, and $250 for a second violation.

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