Check your car seat for safety

car-seat-2Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Do you know if your child’s car seat is properly installed?

During Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013) many communities will have certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians available to provide free, hands-on, car seat education and inspections. The week concludes with National Seat Check Saturday on September 21, when certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available at car seat events across the country to offer advice and instruction.

Click here for a car seat check list to make sure your seat is installed correctly. If you have had a premature baby, take time to read these special recommendations.

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One Response to “Check your car seat for safety”

  1. Emily Says:

    did you know your not supposed to wash the straps of a car seat it washes flame proofing off also it breaks down the material making it not strong in case of an accident

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