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
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
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
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!
Here’s our complete guide to a safer ride for your little ones. By The Good Housekeeping Institute OCT 20, 2015 Having a car seat that suits your child’s age and stage is crucial to ensuring the security of your little one in a collision. Although motor vehicle fatalities for children under 12 have decreased 43%… Continue reading Picking the Right Car Seat for Your Kid
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