https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8gU9zzCGA8 This is the story of Joel, an 18-month-old baby who broke his neck in a crash. He was using a front-facing car seat. Watch his story as narrated by his grandfather. According to several studies, it's better to keep your kids rear-facing as long as possible. This car seat recommendation chart by safercar.gov is only based … Continue reading Keep your kids rear-facing as long as possible!
Having a children car seat is not enough. Trained professionals should install these car seats prior to usage, while parents should be knowledgeable on it too. Most parents overlook the importance of the top tethers for forward-facing car seats. These tethers are the ones that save our children from head and neck injuries. Watch this simulation video … Continue reading WATCH: Install your forward-facing car seats correctly
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
Is your child buckled correctly? Try this Pinch Test for Car Seats to make sure that your little one is safe while you drive. Photo Source