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Feds Propose New Side-Impact Crash Test Rules For Child Car Seats

Feds Propose New Side-Impact Crash Test Rules For Child Car Seats

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking to upgrade standards for child car seats for children weighing up to 40 pounds to include a new test that simulates a side crash. According to conservative NHTSA estimates, some five child deaths and injuries to 64 other children... read more

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Child Car Seat Trends To Watch

Parents, especially new parents, want to ensure the safety of their child by taking all the right precautions – including buying and installing the right type of car... read more August 2, 2012 by 


 
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The First Years Car Seat Integrates First Parental Alert System

Child safety in the car just got a welcome boost as TOMY, the manufacturer of The First Years car seat, unveiled the first parental alert system available from any car seat... read more June 14, 2012 by 


 
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IIHS: Rear Seats Make It Tough To Fit Child Seats

If you’re a parent having a hard time getting your child’s car seat installed the right way, it might not be entirely your fault, and you’re not alone. A... read more April 12, 2012 by 


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

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... read more March 21, 2012 by 


 
NHTSA - 10-year-old child crash test dummy

NHTSA Unveils New Child Crash Test Dummy, Amends Child Seat Standard For Heavier Children

Under development for the past decade, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just unveiled a new addition to its crash test dummy family: a... read more February 23, 2012 by 


 
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Parents Carpooling Kids Often Skip Booster Seats: Study

While the necessity of protecting young children riding in vehicles by using a child safety restraint is widely known and most parents of young children use them when... read more January 31, 2012 by 


 
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Britax Recalling Chaperone Infant Car Seats

Parents, take note. If you own a Britax Chaperone Infant Car Seat, it may be involved in a safety recall. Car seat maker Britax is conducting a safety recall of 14,220... read more January 30, 2012 by 


 
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Safe Driving Tips For Parents: 5 From AAA That We All Can Use

With every New Year’s Day come the inevitable resolutions that many of us never quite get around to carrying out. As parents and drivers, however, there are five areas... read more January 4, 2012 by 


 
Cars-N-Kids Car Seat Monitor

Monitor Alerts Parents If Kids Wiggle Out Of Car Seats

Concerned about whether or not your child is safely remaining in his or her car seat while you are on the road? Even though car seat monitors are not currently mandated by... read more December 5, 2011 by 


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Parents: Tips On Rear-Facing Car Seats

During National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 18-24), it’s an appropriate time for parents to brush up on guidelines for rear-facing car seats. With car crashes... read more September 21, 2011 by 


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Parents: Get Free Car Seat Check During National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 18-24

National Child Passenger Safety Week will take place this year from September 18-24. This annual event is celebrated as a means of reminding parents and caregivers of the... read more September 19, 2011 by  1


 
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Sixty Percent Of Car Seats Tested Contain Toxic Chemicals

Results of 105 car seats tested by HealthyStuff.org reveal that more than half (60 percent) contain at least one of the toxic chemicals tested for, including hazardous flame... read more August 8, 2011 by  2


 
Booster seat with good fit - IIHS

Five Things Your Child Needs To Stay Safe In The Car

Protecting your child in the car should take precedence over anything else on your mind. With all the distractions and pressing responsibilities, parents need to get down to... read more June 30, 2011 by 


 
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Five Things Every Parent Needs In The Car

Frankly, parents can use all the help they can get. Along with love and responsibility – and your little ones – here are a few things that every parent should... read more June 30, 2011 by 


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Car Seat Safety: An Update On Age Guidelines, Car-Seat Advice

Whether you’re the parents of an infant or toddler or a young child under the age of 12, carrying them safely in your car means you need to know the right kind of child... read more May 23, 2011 by  2


 
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