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evenyc

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hi all,
I'll be traveling with my 2 1/2 year old from the states and wondering if car seats or booter seats are required for toddlers in the DR. I know they are in the states and may have to purchase one there in DR.
Thx
 

Tamborista

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hi all,
I'll be traveling with my 2 1/2 year old from the states and wondering if car seats or booter seats are required for toddlers in the DR. I know they are in the states and may have to purchase one there in DR.
Thx

@ the risk of being a wisea$$, headlights and rearview mirrors are optional in this country, so a car seat is recommended for a toddler, but not a "requirement".
 

evenyc

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thanks :) just wondering if you guys had a different requirement between car seat and booters for toddler. Here in the states there is.
 

Derfish

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hi all,
I'll be traveling with my 2 1/2 year old from the states and wondering if car seats or booter seats are required for toddlers in the DR. I know they are in the states and may have to purchase one there in DR.
Thx

If you are renting a car they should have one for you. ANother law to be aware of is that kids under 8 years old are not allowed to sit in the front seat here.
 

joe

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My thoughts exactly.

Do something crazy like bring a seat with you.
 

Derfish

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Derfish, that would be the drivers?seat.

I had a Geo tracker and was stopped and ticketed for having a lady with her 4 year old in the front. Amet said that it is illegal for anyone with less than 8 years to be in the front seat. Kid wasn't on my lap!
 

AlterEgo

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Most rental companies will rent you a car seat too, if I remember correctly it was an additional $5-10 per day.

Most airlines will let you check a car seat and stroller at no extra charge, check that out! Our daughter did that when she came down with our grandsons.
 

evenyc

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awesome, thanks!

Most rental companies will rent you a car seat too, if I remember correctly it was an additional $5-10 per day.

Most airlines will let you check a car seat and stroller at no extra charge, check that out! Our daughter did that when she came down with our grandsons.
 

bienamor

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If you are renting a car they should have one for you. ANother law to be aware of is that kids under 8 years old are not allowed to sit in the front seat here.

Also pregnant women not allowed in front.
 

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I had a Geo tracker and was stopped and ticketed for having a lady with her 4 year old in the front. Amet said that it is illegal for anyone with less than 8 years to be in the front seat. Kid wasn't on my lap!

Oh the irony. But having 5 people without helmets including babies on a moto-concho is fine.
 

Derfish

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I guess there is no traffic law for a mother to ride on the back of a motorcycle while holding her infant

I've even seen a young girl driving a pasola while holding her infant, and a 3 year old hanging on behind her. No helmets, nothing!
Der Fish