booster seats

Car Seat Compliance Up: AAA Survey
Car Seat Compliance Up: AAA Survey

Just one year after the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its updated car seat recommendations, a new survey from the AAA shows that Americans are definitely getting the message. According to the AAA, more than 90 percent of parents surveyed with children under the age of 13 have heard...Read More»

booster seat with good fit  -  IIHS
Child Booster Seats: Which Are Best, Which To Avoid?

Protecting your child in the family car should always be a top parental priority and this includes the transition from infant to convertible to booster child safety seats. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released new evaluations of booster seats that should be required...Read More»

Airbags & Baby Seats
Safety Alert: Rear-Facing Child Seats Aren't Only For Infants

Parents, take note: Keeping little ones facing rearward and in their infant seats well past their first birthday, and perhaps into toddlerdom, will help keep them safe and sound. Very recently, the conventional advice was that if you should transition kids into a forward-facing seat at just one...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
2011 Honda Odyssey Can Fit A Class-Leading Four Child Seats

Growing families often present some frustrating vehicular puzzles. Namely, do you have enough positions to safely secure all your kids? Hint: having a five-passenger vehicle doesn't always mean that you have space for two adults and three kids, if one or more of those kids is in a child or booster...Read More»

Child in booster seat -- from IIHS instructional video
Child Booster Seats Are Improving, IIHS Finds

Have little ones too large for child seats but not large enough for a normal seatbelt fit? Research shows that the likelihood of injury is reduced significantly if booster seats are used. And depending on where you are, they could be required by law. But shopping for a booster seat can be a little...Read More»

Child in booster seat -- from IIHS instructional video
IIHS Tests 60 Child Booster Seats, Judges 11 Not Recommended

Frustrated with the lack of information on booster seats, and the lack of federal requirements for them? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has taken up the fight, and tested 60 popular boosters, gauging them depending on how well they fit children and on how well the booster seats...Read More»

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