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Child Passenger Safety Week
Arizona law requires children between ages 5 and 7 to ride in a booster seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches tall.
Once a child is 4 feet 9 inches or taller, they are no longer required to ride in a booster seat, regardless of age.
In order for a child to graduate to an adult safety belt, they have to meet either the age (8) or height (4 feet 9 inches tall) requirement.
- So if you have an 8-year-old who is less than 4 feet 9 inches tall, they would not be required to ride in a booster seat, because they would meet the age requirement.
- However, until your child reaches at least 4 feet 9 inches, AAA recommends that they ride in a booster for their safety.
Many states include weight as part of this provision, but Arizona follows the height provision, as this is a better indicator for when a safety belt will properly fit a child.
Weight varies among child passengers, the height at which a safety belt properly restrains and protects a child does not.
Therefore, in Arizona, a child's weight does not have any bearing on booster seat use.
Unlike other car seats, boosters do not require installation.
To ensure you are using any child passenger safety seat correctly, consult a certified child passenger safety technician.
To learn about Common Car Seat Mistakes:
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Basha High heads into homecoming & game night
It's homecoming night for Basha High, home of The Bears, as they host Mesa tonight in Varsity football. We join the kids for their pep assembly as they gear up for the big game! For more info: BashaBearsFootball.com
5990 S Val Vista Dr, Chandler, AZ 85249
Val Vista & East Riggs Road
Off Road EXPO begins today at Westworld
With over 240 vendors, the International Off-Road & UTV Expo, presented by SCORE International, begins today at Westworld. The expo will include product demos as well as a variety of special exhibits and events such as enduro cross racing and kawasaki demo rides. This is the first time for EnduroCross in Arizona. For more info: InternationalOffRoadExpo.com
Westworld-SCORE International Off Road EXPO
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Cross Streets: Bell & 94th Street
Best brews to experience Fall flavors at Huss Brewing
We are officially in the Fall season, which means, we get to look forward to seasonal flavors, like pumpkin and spice. We check out the latest Fall beers at Huss Brewing and what's ton tap for Fall beers. For more info: HussBrewing.com
Huss Brewing recently acquired Papago Brewing to create the third largest brewery operation in the state. We check out their behind the scenes canning process, and see how it all happens from beginning to end.
1520 W Mineral Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283
1-10 & Elliot
Francine Reed will be performing this Saturday, Sept.24th at the Nash in Phoenix.
The performance begins at 7:30 pm. For ticket information visit The Nash website:
110 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: (602) 795-0464
Arizona's first million-dollar medical marijuana dispensary opens
Harvest of Scottsdale opens today at the Scottsdale airpark. The redesigned 6,800 square-foot former bank building will be one of the largest medical marijuana dispensary's in the state, and the most expensive ever built. For more info: HarvestofAZ.com
15190 N. Hayden Rd---Scottsdale Airpark
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Check out the Thunder from Down Under this weekend
Back by popular demand, Australia's Thunder from Down Under is returning to Talking Stick Resort's Showroom this weekend. The all-male dance troupe will showcase their dance steps at four shows this weekend. Visit TalkingStickResort.com for more infomation.
Talking Stick Resort
9800 E Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85256