Child Passenger Safety Seats and The Rochester Hills Fire Department

Motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the U.S. but many of these deaths can be prevented. Placing children in age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats reduces the number of deaths and injuries by more than half. Effective July 1, 2008, Michigan state law requires that children under age 8 or under 4' 9" must be properly restrained in a car seat or booster seat. Children who are under age 8 but taller than 4' 9" may use the vehicle seat … [Read more...]