Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation

 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

Rear facing car seats and leg space for your child

Rear facing car seats and leg space for your child January 15, 2014 (Original article HERE) Photo Source Many parents are concerned about leg space for their child when using rear facing car seats. Rear facing kids often have legs touching back of the vehicle seat. Is this comfortable? Is it safe? We take a… Continue reading Rear facing car seats and leg space for your child

Only 17% in the world has child restraint law

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

Car seats are must-haves!

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!