The 4 Steps for Kids guidelines help
parents determine which car seat or booster seat is best suited to protect children based on age and size.
California state law requires kids to stay in a booster or car seat until they are 8 years old or 4 feet 9 inches tall. Studies show booster seat use significantly reduces the risk of injury for children 4 to 8 years old compared with seat belt use alone. Learn more about booster seats.
The California Poison Control System provides immediate, free, and expert treatment advice and referral in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances.