Ontario Child Car Seat Law

In Ontario it is the LAW that any person traveling in a vehicle be properly secured using a seat belt, car seat or booster seat.  For any child under the age of 16 it is the responsibly of the driver to ensure that all children are properly secured using approved safety restraints (car seats, booster seats or seat belts.)

The correct use and installation of child car seats and booster seats offer a significant reduction in the chance of children being hart in collisions. In Ontario many parents find themselves in the position of being unaware of the dangers associated with incorrect carseat installation. With assistance for Snug as a Bug Car Seat Installations you can be assured that your seats are properly installed and secured.

Quick Tips: Of course the number one priority is to ensure that your child(ren) are safely secured, buckled and sitting up right. For children under the age of 13 the best and safest place in a vehicle is in the back seat. By Ontario law it is the driver who is responsible to ensure all passengers under the age of 16 are secured properly. In fact, anyone transporting children must ensure that children are secured using a seat belt, car seat or booster seat.