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...

NHTSA Announces New Test Dummy

NHTSA Announces New Test Dummy
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a new test dummy yesterday in an effort to further improve its crash testing procedures. The new dummy weighs 74 pounds and is meant to simulate a child nearing the maximum recommended size for a car seat: 80 pounds. That figure was recently revised by NHTSA, where the… Continue Reading...

Booster Seats Not Up To Government Standards For Heavier Children

Booster Seats Not Up To Government Standards For Heavier Children
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When you strap your child into a car seat, you think that they are safe because these seats have safety standards, right? Sorry to burst that bubble, but if you’re strapping kids weighing more than 65 pounds to a booster seat, they don’t come with any government safety standards. And even seats for younger children… 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...