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New car seat laws go into effect Jan. 1

Posted at 7:38 AM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-31 08:38:19-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you travel with children in your car, remember there are new child safety seat laws here in Nebraska.

Under the new laws, children remain in a rear-facing seat until they 2-years-old. It also says kids must remain in a forward-facing child seat or booster until they are 8-years-old or they reach the height and weight requirements according to the car seats manufacturer.

Here are some frequently asked questions about the new law.