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booster seat

n.
1. A car seat for a small child that lifts the child by several inches, designed for use with an adult seat belt.
2. A seat placed on top of the seat of a chair, used to elevate a small child at a table.
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In terms of product type, the market has been divided into infant seats booster seats, combination seats, and convertible seats.
The booster seats, designed for a dining room chair, used strapping that was too 'slippery' and presented the risk of a child falling from the chair.
The updated recommendations include the following: (1) rear-facing car safety seats as long as possible; (2) forward-facing car safety seats from the time they outgrow rear-facing seats (for most children through at least 4 years of age); (3) belt-positioning booster seats from the time they outgrow forward-facing seats (for most children through at least 8 years of age); (4) lap and shoulder seat belts for all who have outgrown booster seats; and (5) all children younger than 13 years should ride in the rear seats of vehicles.
Jason Pigott was driving his Volvo along Dublin's M50 when the missile landed between his children's booster seats.
* Belt-positioning booster seats should be used once a child outgrows the upper weight or height of their forward-facing harness.
When the new law comes into place, backless booster seats will only be approved for use for children taller than 125cm and weighing more than 22kg.
New laws coming in this year mean that backless booster seats will no longer be suitable for many children in the UK.
The recall comes with new rules due to be introduced later this year which will see car booster seats without a back banned for younger children.
UNDER new rules that will come into force later this year, car booster seats without a back are to be banned for younger children.