Updated Car Safety Seat Laws for Oregon

Car safety seatAs of July 1st, 2007 the laws governing car safety seats in Oregon was updated. The new law is compatible with previous national recommendations from AAP and NHTSA. Motor vehicle collisions is the number one lethal accidental cause of death for children.

h3. Infants (less than one year old)

Infant seats need to be rear facing until the child is 20 pounds AND one year old. This better protects children during high speed head on collisions.