car seats

Are Booster Seats Safe?

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Turns out parents are even worse at installing booster seats than car seats. Following news from Ohio State College of Medicine that over 30 percent of car seats aren't the proper size for the cars in which they're installed, researchers at the University of Michigan took a look at car seat safety for older kids.... Read more

Recall Alert! Britax Car Seats

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On Tuesday, November 6, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA)  and Britax Child Safety Inc. recalled over 60,000 Britax car seats. The recall comes after reports of children biting or chewing on the chest pad, which could result in injury or death via choking. The recalled seats were sold throughout the United States and Canada... Read more

Nearly 3/4ths of Child Car Seats Are Installed Incorrectly — Make Sure Yours Isn’t One of Them

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It's Child Passenger Safety Week, which means it's a really good time to double-check that your child's car seat will keep him as safe as possible in an accident. Pretty confident it already is? Well, according to Safe Kids, nearly 73 percent of kids' seats are improperly installed (even though 90 percent of... Read more