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Belt-positioning booster seats and reduction in risk of injury among children in vehicle crashes

Parents can reduce the risk of injury to their young children by 59% by using belt-positioning booster seat for all children between four and seven years of age. This was the conclusion of a study of 4,243 children in this age group who were involved in a car crash. The booster seat also completely prevented injuries to the abdomen, neck, spine, and lower extremities.