Keeping Your Children Safe While on The RoadPosted: August 10, 2012
Your precious cargo needs more then just a seat belt, and its the law to have our child in a car seat but how can you be sure your child’s car seat is installed correctly? Lets face it, if you don’t have the car seat in right your putting your child’s safety in jeopardy.
Ever heard when all else fails read the directions? Buckling up the right way on every ride is the single most important thing a family can do and before you move your vehicle, read the directions, get a friend to help, or call the manufacture of the car seat to be sure it is secure the first time out.
For maximum car seat safety, leading scientists and car safety organizations (including the American Association of Pediatrics) all recommend keeping children rear-facing in their car seats for as long as possible.
Here are some guidelines for Car Seat Safety and always be sure to check your seats instructions to verify these for your seat.
Newborns birth to 26 inches – infant rear facing carrier seat
Babies over 20 pounds to 30 pounds – PLUS 1 year – rear facing convertible seat
Toddlers 1 yr PLUS 20 pounds to 40+ pounds – forward facing seat
Preschoolers 4 yrs/40 pounds to 8 yrs/80 pounds – Booster seat with cars belt over the top
Take care of your precious cargo, make sure they are safe while you are driving.
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