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Child car seats: the law

Children must normally use a child car seat until they’re 12 years old or 135 centimetres tall, whichever comes first.

Children over 12 or more than 135cm tall must wear a seat belt.

You can choose a child car seat based on your child’s height or weight.

For full information please visit https://www.gov.uk/child-car-seats-the-rules

 

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