US Unveils New Child Car Seat Guidelines

Law360, New York (March 21, 2011, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued new guidelines Monday advising drivers to keep infants in backward-facing car seats until age 2 or until they reach the maximum height and weight for the seat.

The new guidelines are consistent with a report, also published Monday, by the American Academy of Pediatrics on child safety. Previous guidelines suggested that when toddlers were 12 months and a minimum of 20 pounds parents could turn their seats to face the front of the car.

Dennis Durbin, MD, lead author...
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