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Santa Clara Public Library California - Child Passenger Safety Week is September 18 24 19 September 2022 ( news )
Santa Clara Public Library , state California ( By Press Release office)
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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) , nearly half of car seats ( 46% ) are misused .
California law requires all children under 2 years old to ride in a rear - facing car seat , unless the child is 40 or more pounds or is 40 or more inches tall . Parents are encouraged to keep your child in rear - and forward - facing seats as long as possible . Children 8 and older , who are at least 4 feet , 9 inches in height , may ride in the back seat of a vehicle in a properly fitted safety belt .
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