That's after the state of Washington. Jay Inslee has adopted stricter regulations for child safety seats, which means that children under the age of 12 and children shorter than 4 feet 9 inches must sit on a booster seat.
According to House Bill 1012, a child must stay in a booster "until the seat belts of the vehicle and the shoulder straps are in place, usually when the child is between eight and twelve, as properly recommended and recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics Seat belt of the vehicle properly applied and attached to the child's body. "
Children under 13 must sit in the back seat of the vehicle.
For children under 2 years of age, they must remain in rear-facing car seats until they reach the height and weight specifications specified by the seat manufacturer. Children aged 2 to 4 years can point forward in a car seat until they reach the specifications for a child seat.
If a driver violates the new law, he may be quoted as having a traffic violation.
This law does not apply to rental vehicles, buses or various shuttles.
The new guidelines will enter into force on 1 January 2020.