An Ontario driver who tried to use a case of beer as a makeshift booster seat for a toddler has been charged, police say.
According to a tweet from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the two-year-old was not harmed while sitting on the case of beer in the front passenger’s seat.
2-year-old unharmed in @NorthPerth1 when @TwpWellNorth driver used a case of beer for a booster-seat. Driver charged w/ failing to ensure child properly seat-belted. Children under 40lbs require child-seat and under 8years&80lbs&4’9″ require a booster ^JC #WellingtonOPP #PerthOPP pic.twitter.com/EmWqmT62R3
— OPP West (@OPP_WR) July 10, 2019
The driver was charged with failing to ensure the child was properly seat belted.
OPP is reminding drivers that children under 40 lbs require a child seat. Children under the age of eight, who are under 4’9″ tall and weigh less than 80 lbs require a booster seat.