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 key… Continue reading Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation
Senate begins probe on safety of PH land transportation Inquirer News #yaaass Senate of the Philippines begins its hearing on several measures calling for stricter regulation of land-based #transportation today. Invited in the joint hearing led by the Senate committee on public services were officials of the Department of Transportation, Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation Franchising… Continue reading Senate begins probe on safety of PH land transportation | Inquirer News
Here it a short and simple video explaining the difference between forward facing and rear facing car seating in a collision at 50 km/h. Video Source
Only 53 countries (representing just 17% of the world’s population) have a child restraint law based on age, height or weight, and apply an age or height restriction on children sitting in the front seat. WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015 Photo Source READ HERE the full Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015… Continue reading Only 17% in the world has child restraint law
Rear-facing in the car is FIVE times safer than forward-facing for kids under the age of 4. Watch this important video by Rear-Facing Revolution to find out how you can keep your child FIVE times safer in the car.
According to a study made by University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, “the primary impact is between the vehicle and another object, while the occupants continue to travel forward at the precrash speed. Unrestrained occupants then come to an abrupt stop against the decelerating vehicle interior or the ground outside the vehicle. Restrained occupants collide… Continue reading Car seats are must-haves!
Video Source Parents are always excited to watch their little ones reach the next big milestone, but switching their car seat is a milestone that shouldn’t be rushed. The focus shouldn’t be on “being big enough” to move to a forward-facing seat, but instead should be on keeping a child in a rear-facing… Continue reading