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: 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 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

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