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

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!

Car Seat Safety By Age: Toddlers in Forward-facing Seats

Children 2 years or older, or those younger than 2 who have outgrown their rear-facing safety seat must be restrained in a forward-facing safety seat. Learn how to properly install a forward-facing car seat and restrain your child. Video Source Published by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia For more information, tools, and educational videos to… Continue reading Car Seat Safety By Age: Toddlers in Forward-facing Seats