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

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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

Jika anda ingin membaca artikel ini di dalam Bahasa Melayu sila tekan di sini. 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 … 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

Car Seat 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. Most children at a certain level of development will want to 'escape' from being retained in a harness by … Continue reading Car Seat 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 manual. We mean both car owner manual and child restraint manual. … Continue reading 5 Simple Car Seat Installation Tips

Warning: Kids at Risk of Strangulation from Loose or Unused Belts

A 13–year–old died as a result of playing with a loose shoulder belt while riding in a car. Since 1998, more than 30 cases have been reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in which children had to be cut loose from vehicle belts they had wrapped around their necks or bodies. All shoulder–lap … Continue reading Warning: Kids at Risk of Strangulation from Loose or Unused Belts

Secure Installation of CRS: Removing Vehicle’s Seat Headrest & Reclined Angle

When we're doing our carseat checks we often came across an unsecure installation of the child restraint system (CRS). The reasons for such problem, particularly in a forward facing CRS are the recline angle of the vehicle's seat backrest and the headrest. One of the key in getting a secure installation of the CRS is … Continue reading Secure Installation of CRS: Removing Vehicle’s Seat Headrest & Reclined Angle