Why do Car Seats Expire?

Why do Car Seats Expire?
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This may come as a shock to some drivers, though hopefully NOT ones with kids. Believe it or not children’s car seats actually have expiration dates, though not because they’re made of dairy products or tuna salad. Continue Reading...

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve
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The folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have just released the results of their latest evaluation. They put 31 child booster seats to the test to find out which ones do the best job of protecting youngsters in crashes. Continue Reading...

Nissan Eases Child Seat Purchases with new Initiative

Nissan Eases Child Seat Purchases with new Initiative
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Purchase incentives usually involve a zero-percent interest rate, cash back after purchase or no-cost options, but Nissan is going another direction to target families with young children. One of the problems a family that relies on child seats faces is finding a product that fits both their cars and child. For those of us without… Continue Reading...

Study Finds Car Seats Safe For Overweight Children

Study Finds Car Seats Safe For Overweight Children
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Kids come in all different shapes and sizes – so does one type of car safety seat fit all? An important question that seems to be popping up more frequently is if overweight children need a car seat that’s designed just for them – and according to a new study, the answer is no. The… Continue Reading...

Tips On Keeping Kids Safe And Preventing Vehicular Heat Stroke Deaths

Tips On Keeping Kids Safe And Preventing Vehicular Heat Stroke Deaths
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b Temperatures are on the rise and it’s important to remember the dangers of leaving children in a hot car. According to child safety organization Kids and Cars, since 1998 through to the end of May 2011, 500 children have died as a result of being unintentionally left in a hot car. And even though… Continue Reading...

Ford Building One Of The First Digital Child Models For Crash Testing

Ford Building One Of The First Digital Child Models For Crash Testing
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Children are precious cargo and their safety is always top of mind when you’re driving. And Ford knows this – that’s why the automaker is making headway in the research into one of the first research projects to build a digital human model of a child. This digital model will feature lifelike re-creations of a… Continue Reading...

Inflatable Easycarseat The Future Of Children’s Car Seats (Video)

Inflatable Easycarseat The Future Of Children’s Car Seats (Video)
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If you are looking for a quick way to learn how to juggle, just haul around a car seat. Anyone with kids will tell you they are cumbersome, bulky and an armful, especially if you’re carrying anything else with you. Wouldn’t it be great if car seats were as light as air? Well, the next… Continue Reading...

NHTSA Says Child Seats Still Not Being Used Properly

NHTSA Says Child Seats Still Not Being Used Properly
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It’s time to double check your car seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is saying that many young children are still being placed in the wrong restraint or booster seat systems. Last week was Child Passenger Safety week, so now is the right time to ensure that you have the right car seat… Continue Reading...

New Study Shows Child Booster Seat Laws Help Reduce Injuries

New Study Shows Child Booster Seat Laws Help Reduce Injuries
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When it comes to your most precious cargo, you want to make sure your kids are well protected in case of those worst-case scenarios. Research has stated that using child safety seats can help reduce injuries and deaths in a crash, and new findings support the use of mandated booster seats. There’s a new study… Continue Reading...

Recaro Announces ProSERIES Child Safety Seats For Your Little Racer

Recaro Announces ProSERIES Child Safety Seats For Your Little Racer
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They may be safe enough to race in, but these safety seats are made especially for your little passengers. Recaro, makers of automobile and race car seat technology as well as an innovator in side impact protection, has introduced the ProSERIES line of car seats. It’s Recaro’s latest addition to their line of child seats based… Continue Reading...

GM Helps Bring Awareness to Dangers of Hyperthermia

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GM Helps Bring Awareness to Dangers of Hyperthermia
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The summer is supposed to be a happy, carefree time for kids. But so far this summer, in fact, in one deadly week (June 13-20), seven children in the U.S. have already died of hyperthermia after being left in a hot car or after playing in one and being trapped inside. The statistics are scary… Continue Reading...

Child Deaths From Hot Cars on the Rise

Child Deaths From Hot Cars on the Rise
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With all the stories in the news and using a little common sense, you’d think that we’d be hearing less about kids being left in locked cars during the summer. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. New information shows that the number of infants and toddlers deaths from being left inside hot cars is higher through… Continue Reading...

Even When Parked, Vehicles Still a Hazard for Kids in the Summer

Even When Parked, Vehicles Still a Hazard for Kids in the Summer
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No more teachers, no more books! School’s out for summer, and with the warm weather, kids are headed outdoors to make the most of their time off. It also means parents need to be extra vigilant when it comes to keep track of youngsters, especially when it comes to their vehicles. So far this year,… Continue Reading...