Wrong Belt Path

Throughout all the child safety seat check events that we have conducted, we have seen many kinds of belt path errors. The most common type of belt path error for UNECE safety seat (child restraint system, CRS) is for rear-facing installation where the shoulder belt is usually routed behind the CRS. Most parents get confused … Continue reading Wrong Belt Path


Infant Safety Seat: Prolonged Use

Many parents choose infant safety seat (also called infant carrier) because they are mobile and convenient especially if it comes in a package with a stroller. Image source: http://www.consumerreports.org Here, misuse will start to occur. If a baby is still asleep, parents tend to take out the infant safety seat from the car, bring it … Continue reading Infant Safety Seat: Prolonged Use

CRS Instruction Manual

A child restraint system (CRS) will always come with an instruction manual. It is required under any standards used to build the CRS, be it UNECE, FMVSS and others, to have an instruction manual at least in English, sometimes in the language of the country where it is sold. Reading your CRS instruction manual is … Continue reading CRS Instruction Manual

List of Compatibility Issues Between CRS and Vehicles

This is a list of incompatible combination between a child restraint system (CRS) and vehicle. The CRS or vehicles in this list does not mean they are poorly designed or constructed, but rather the fitting between the two does not match. This list serves only as a guide for parents looking for a CRS that … Continue reading List of Compatibility Issues Between CRS and Vehicles

Vehicle Owner’s Manual

Our CRS Installation Tips today will cover the importance of reading your VEHICLE OWNER'S MANUAL. Child restraint system (CRS) installation will usually be covered under one whole chapter in your vehicle manual. Under this section, the type of restraints suitable and the positioning of installation will be clearly advised. So how do you find information … Continue reading Vehicle Owner’s Manual

CRS Usage Tips: Chest Clip

You've read about chest clip before. If you're using an FMVSS 213 approved CRS from USA, you'll bound to find a chest clip in your child restraint. It's now the time to learn HOW to use it correctly. Chest clip or also known as retainer clip should be buckled and positioned at exactly the child's … Continue reading CRS Usage Tips: Chest Clip

Common Car Seat Errors

Common Harnessing Errors Harness not used and the child is just sitting in the car seat Harness straps that are too loose Harness routed through the wrong slots Harness that is twisted Harness that is frayed or damaged Crotch strap that is adjusted too long Harness not at or below shoulder (for rear facing) Harness … Continue reading Common Car Seat Errors

CRS Parts 101: Chest Clip

Chest clip or also known as 'retainer clip' is a two-part clip that is used to buckle the two harness straps together so it stays on the shoulder and chest of a child during a journey. It can be found on an FMVSS approved safety seat (child restraint system, CRS). Most children at a certain … Continue reading CRS Parts 101: Chest Clip

5 Simple Car Seat Installation Tips

From researching a new child restraint to installation, there are many decision need to be made. Correct Installation and usage are very important. Here, we would like to share some simple tips to look into to ensure the correct installation:- Take time to read the┬ámanual. We mean both car owner manual and child restraint manual. … Continue reading 5 Simple Car Seat Installation Tips