We Are Right In The Middle Of Child Passenger Safety Week, So There's No Better Time To Review Car Seat Safety For Your Little One.
We are right in the middle of Child Passenger Safety Week, so there's no better time to review car seat safety for your little one.
We are right in the middle of Child Passenger Safety Week, so there's no better time to review car seat safety for your little one. Consider this very basic information:
All 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have laws requiring that children be restrained in motor vehicles. Car seats and booster seats save lives. They offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash. From 1975 to 2009, approximately 9,310 lives have been saved by the use of child restraints according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).Almost 10,000 lives of babies and children saved over 34 years is a staggering number, all because of car seats and booster seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a website full of good info about Child Passenger Safety Week. I've also shared a lot of booster and care seat safety here on Pregnancy and Baby. Read and take action! Remember that being informed about safe and proper car seat and booster seat usage could save your child's life. Car seat safety. How to use the LATCH system, correct installation, registering your car seat and more. Even more car seat safety. What to do if your car doesn't have the LATCH system. Also, do you know the max weight limits for LATCH? American Academy of Pediatrics Car Seat Guidelines. The AAP now recommends you keep your child rear-facing until she reaches two years old or outgrows her car seat. Read up on the safest way for your baby to travel in your car.