Moultrie County Detention Center & Sheriff’s Office

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Sheriff’s Office Programs
Car Seat Safety


Infant:

Weight: Birth to 1 year up, 20-22 lbs.

Type of Seat: Infant Only or Rear Facing Convertible

Seat Position: Rear Facing Only

ALWAYS MAKE SURE: Harness straps at or below shoulder level, rear-facing seats only.


Toddler

Weight: Over 1 year (and over), over 20.lbs-40 lbs.

Type of Seat: Convertible/Forward-Facing

Seat Position: Forward Facing

ALWAYS MAKE SURE: Harness straps at or above shoulder level.


Young Children:

Weight: Ages 4 thru 8, over 40 bls.

Type of Seat: Belt positioning booster seat

Seat Position: Forward Facing

ALWAYS MAKE SURE: Belt Positioning Seats must be used with both lap and shoulder belt.

Make sure the lap belt fits low and tight across the lap/upper thigh area and the shoulder belt fits snug crossing the chest and shoulder to avoid abdominal injuries.


*All children ages 12 and under should ride in the back seat.

Moultrie County Sheriff Chris Sims

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