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A Fail to Ensure Toddler Properly Secured has been laid on Wellington North man

ATWOOD – A 22 year old man from Wellington North has been charged after police say he used a case of beer as a booster seat. 
OPP pulled over the driver in the Village of Atwood on July 9th at 2:30 a.m. The officer noticed the man was using a 30 can case of beer as a substitute for the two year old child’s booster seat. The driver was charged with Fail to Ensure Toddler Properly Secured. A proper child seat was brought to the location and Family & 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.