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Alaska Injury Prevention Center
Car and Booster Seat Data
  • Over 1700 car seats checked in 2009 in Alaska.

  • 88% of car seats checked in AK in 2009 had misuse.

  • Children are less likely to be properly restrained as they get older.

  • In Anchorage 73% of 4 yr olds were properly restrained, compared to 21% of 7 yr olds.

  • At a minimum, keep infants rear-facing until 1 yr old AND 20 pounds.
Alaska Child Passenger Safety Partnership -

Anchorage  Booster Seat Observation Report