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Driver charged when child found buckled in to a 30-can case of beer booster seat

He was charged and Family and Children's Services has been notified
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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TOWNSHIP OF NORTH PERTH - On July 9, 2019 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a sedan on Perth Road 30 in the Village of Atwood. While speaking with the driver, officer's observed a small child seated on a 30-can, case of beer. The driver was using the case of beer as a substitution for the two-year-old child's booster-seat.

The 22-year-old driver from Wellington North was charged with fail to ensure toddler properly secured and issued a provincial offence notice. A proper child seat was brought to the location and Family and Children's Services has been notified.  

Any child in a passenger vehicle that has not reached 8-years-old or 80 lbs or 4'9" must be secured in some form of booster-seat or child-seat. Those under 40 lbs will require a child-seat and those under 22lbs will require a rear facing child-seat. Always follow manufactures instructions when sizing and mounting child seats.

If you see a dangerous driving condition call 911 immediately to report it.

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