30-can beer case used as 2-year-old's booster seat, driver charged: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say a 22-year-old man has been charged after a case of beer was allegedly used as a two-year-old’s booster seat.

Officers pulled over a vehicle in the Municipality of North Perth in southwestern Ontario on Tuesday at around 2:30 a.m.


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Police said they found the toddler unharmed sitting on a 30-can case of beer.

The driver was charged with failing to ensure a child was properly seatbelted. Child and Family Services were contacted as well.

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Police said the driver was also forced to wait on the side of the road until someone brought a proper child seat.


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OPP said they are taking the opportunity to remind drivers of car seat safety.

Any child that has not reached the age of eight, 80 pounds or four-foot-nine must be secured in some form of booster or child seat, OPP said.

OPP urge drivers to follow this graph when choosing a car seat for a child

OPP urge drivers to follow this graph when choosing a car seat for a child

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