In June, Alaska enacted a new law that requires children under the age of eight years, weight of 65 pounds or 4’9″ tall to be placed in a car or booster seat while traveling on roads in Alaska. Alaska joins 46 other states and the District of Columbia in having a booster seat law. To talk about the new booster seat legislation and child passenger safety, host Dr. Woodard welcomes Gordon Glaser and Peggy Hayashi from the Alaska Division of Public Health.
- Alaska Child Passenger Safety Partnership: Alaska Law
- Driver Knowledge Guide to Seatbelts for Babies and Children
- Alaska Division of Public Health: Child Passenger Safety
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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- Gordon Glaser, Education Specialist, Injury Prevention for Children, State of Alaska
- Peggy Hayashi, RN, Injury Prevention Center, State of Alaska
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