A child should ride in a rear-facing car seat until the age of two or until he meets the height and weight limit of the seat.  Installation of a car seat can be complicated and confusing, but is crucial to ensure that your child has a safe ride.  Watch the following video for an easy, step-by-step guide on installing rear-facing car seats.

More resources:

Watch Car Seats: Installing a Front-facing Car Seat, to learn how to properly install a front-facing car seat.

Watch Car Seat Safety, a video that provides a general guide to make sure your car seat is properly installed.

For a step by step guide, read “Proper Car Seat Installation” by Shannon Ryan, Certified Social Worker and Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.

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