national child passenger safety week

Car Seats & Beyond — National Child Passenger Safety Week

This Sunday — September 18, 2016 — marks the beginning of National Child Passenger Safety Week. In fact, the entire month of September is Baby Safety Month. So now seems like an opportune time to take a moment to ponder two essential car devices that help keep kids safe.   Car Seat Safety Step 1. Find the correct car seat.  In general, it boils down to choosing the appropriate one for the … Continue reading

National Seat Check Saturday

I almost always start off my blog articles with some kind of joke. But not this time. That’s because there’s nothing to joke about when it comes to the safety of child passengers in vehicles. There are many stark facts that indicate just how serious child passenger safety is, but one stands out. In the U.S., auto crashes are the #1 killer of children ages 1–12. The best way to … Continue reading

Help Your Air Bags Help You

It’s obvious that air bags are meant to keep you safe; however, if you don’t take the correct precautionary measures, they can do more harm than good. Some factors that affect air bag safety are the age and size of the passenger, the position of the driver’s hands on the steering wheel, and the position of seats in front of air bags. Passenger Age & Size To maximize safety, take … Continue reading