Police in Ontario have charged a driver after they saw that he used a case of beer as a child’s booster seat.
The 22-year-old driver was charged with failing to ensure a toddler is properly secured after police near Kitchener noticed the child was riding atop of a blue case of beer cans.
The Ontario Provincial Police made an example of the driver on Twitter, though refraining from identifying the offender.
In Canada, children under 40 pounds need a car seat, while those under 80 pounds and under eight years old require a booster seat.
According to CTV News, a proper child seat was brought to the location and Family & Children’s Services was made aware of the situation.
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
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