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...
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Weight limit labels for child safety seats have been revised to account for the child’s weight and the seat itself. Continue Reading...
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...
Are you strapping the kids in properly? Is their car seat correctly secured? Continue Reading...
U.S. state representative Mike Rogers thinks so, calling it “asinine” that people in Alabama can still do it legally. Continue Reading...
According to a recent survey conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 91 percent of children under 13 are using car seats, booster seats, and belts. Continue Reading...
Now that summer is officially upon us, it won’t be long before those horrible stories of kids accidently left in hot cars start hitting the news. But there’s a product that aims to eradicate this tragic occurrence – the Elite Pad System. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...