New rear facing car seat law

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A law aimed at making car seats safer in New York is set to go into effect on November 1.

The law will require children under the age of two years old to be buckled in a rear facing car seat.

Officials said it will increase the safety of child passengers in cars by protecting their heads, necks and spines form injuries.

Similar laws are already in effect in California and New Jersey.

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