Are we going to wait for fatal crashes?

The death of a 4-year-old prompted, yet again, discussions on the importance of car seats. In America, they already have a law that requires car seats for children. Those who are apprehended will pay fines and can have their licenses revoked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqXtPoNRXs However, in the Philippines, we are still without one. This is despite the … Continue reading Are we going to wait for fatal crashes?

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Fun and portable car seats to check out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=733f_pBvRwA Car seats and booster seats used to be bulky and are permanently installed in the car. Now, imagine travelling with your kid and using cars which may or may not have car seats. Horror, right? In this video, mom.me reviewed several travel-friendly car and booster seats. While these may not be available in the … Continue reading Fun and portable car seats to check out!

Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKwnh1jUHmU  Video Source Simulated crash tests show the importance of proper child restraint installation. Most parents don't realize they need to use the top tethers for forward-facing child restraints. Attaching the top tether keeps the restraint from pitching too far forward in a crash putting children at risk of head or neck injuries. Tethers are … Continue reading Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation