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Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Even if it looks like your kid’s car seat or booster is unchanged on the outside after a fender bender or crash, there’s a strong chance that on the inside, it will never be the same. “Crash forces are extreme; they’re strong enough to bend the steel frame of the car, and can easily damage […]

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Two Volkswagen SUVs Cater to Kids’ Car Seat Safety and Space

Two Volkswagen SUVs Cater to Kids’ Car Seat Safety and Space

Two Volkswagen SUVs make car seat installation less stressful with easy-access and quality Latch anchors and deliver families with enough space for at least two kid-specific seats that the editors at Cars.com have taken notice. Because the editors are so impressed with the family-friendly safety features regarding cars seats in both the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas […]

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Car Seat Rules to Keep Little Passengers Safe

Car Seat Rules to Keep Little Passengers Safe

Car seats are designed specifically to keep little ones safe while riding in a car, but if parents break important car seat rules, they can be putting their kids’ safety at risk. The first safety rule for car seats hinges on the purchase. According to Reader’s Digest editors, parents should always purchase a new car […]

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Is Renting a Car Seat a Safe Idea for Families on the Go?

Is Renting a Car Seat a Safe Idea for Families on the Go?

Why is it that small children need such big stuff, especially when traveling? It’s not just the collection of clothes, diapers, toys, bottles, and snacks that’s burdensome when traveling by plane and automobile–it’s all of that plus the car seat. Yes, the wonderful life-protecting, yet super-bulky apparatus that responsible parents would never even consider traveling […]

 Aaron Widmar

Review of Tummy Shield: Pregnancy Car Seat Belt Positioner

Review of Tummy Shield: Pregnancy Car Seat Belt Positioner

    While I’ve not carried a child in my womb, many of my close friends and coworkers have; the majority of them have confessed that they gave little thought to how driving a car changes when pregnant. That unintentional disregard is apparently common across the entire nation. Because standard vehicle seatbelts are not designed for […]

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10 Most Effective Ways to Remove Dog Hair from Car Seats

10 Most Effective Ways to Remove Dog Hair from Car Seats

Your pooch won't believe number four!

Unless you own a hairless dog or a car fit with leather seating, chances are you’ve had the same problem countless other pet owners have faced: how to remove that pesky fur from the seats and carpets of your vehicle. You’ve run the vacuum nozzle over the seats a hundred times but that hair seems permanently […]

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Lexus Shows Off New Car Seat Made of Spider Silk

Lexus Shows Off New Car Seat Made of Spider Silk

Expecting leather or Alcantara in that new luxury car? Lexus says that in the future, you might be looking at this: a “Kinetic Seat” built out of a synthetic spider silk material called QMONOS. Humans have been researching spider silk for many years, as it has been found to be four times stronger than steel […]

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European BMW Car Seats Are Pretty Darn Sharp

European BMW Car Seats Are Pretty Darn Sharp

BMW vehicles are known for their sportiness and luxury, two things that young children usually are not concerned with. Many car seats that help carry them are rather drab affairs that no one wants to show off. They perform the job they were designed for, and that’s it. BMW is trying to change all that with […]

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UK Engineers Design New Whiplash-Reducing Car Seat

UK Engineers Design New Whiplash-Reducing Car Seat

When you are involved in a car accident, it isn’t always the other car hitting you that causes injury—the force transferred through the car by the collision can often cause injuries, whether or not you were in danger of being physically impacted by the other vehicle. One of these injuries in particular is called whiplash. […]

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Phoenix Catholic Diocese Offers Blessing of the Car Seats, Education to Parents

Phoenix Catholic Diocese Offers Blessing of the Car Seats, Education to Parents

Peace Be With You, and Also With Your Car Seat

The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona, has become worried of late. Specifically, they are worried about child safety—as Cristofer Pereyra, director of the Hispanic Mission Office, said to The Arizona Republic, you often see families driving with small children not in car seats. “Many of us who are immigrants come from countries where, [car safety] […]

 Catherine Hiles

BeeDry Mat Review: Storable Mat from BeeFit Designs Protects Car Seats

BeeDry Mat Review: Storable Mat from BeeFit Designs Protects Car Seats

    If you have ever gone for a long hike on a muddy day, you know the pain of having to sit your dirty self in your clean car afterward. You glance down at your muddy legs, remembering the time you slipped and fell on your butt while scrambling down a hill. Then, you glance […]

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When Should You Switch to a Convertible Car Seat?

When Should You Switch to a Convertible Car Seat?

From the time you first find out you’re expecting a child, car seat safety is likely high on your list of priorities. All US states and territories require child safety seats for infants and children up to a certain weight and height, but there’s no law stating which kind of seat to use. And while […]

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Winter Car Seat Safety: Don’t Make This Mistake

Winter Car Seat Safety: Don’t Make This Mistake

When the temperatures fall, your instinct is to bundle up your child in as many layers as possible to help protect him from the frigid weather. But putting on your child’s coat before securing him in his car seat can pose a serious risk, even though you might think you’re doing the best for your […]

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Smart Car Seat Could Give You a Massage or Save Your Life

Smart Car Seat Could Give You a Massage or Save Your Life

It seems like, lately, car manufacturers are all about making the car smarter—nowadays, car manufacturers have promised and delivered advanced technologies to protect the driver from circumstances they can’t avoid, ranging from Blind Spot Warning systems and the simple backup camera systems on many new cars to nearly-autonomous driving technologies such as those at work […]

 Catherine Hiles

Mifold Car Seat is the Answer to Your Space Needs

Mifold Car Seat is the Answer to Your Space Needs

When you’re young and childless, that sporty coupe or miniscule hatchback seems like a great investment—cheap to buy, cheap to run, and cool to look at. But once you have kids, that tiny car just won’t do anymore. You soon replace it with a more practical wagon or hatchback, and possibly even a minivan after […]

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Rather Than Tickets, Texas Officers Give Stricken Family Car Seats

Rather Than Tickets, Texas Officers Give Stricken Family Car Seats

In today’s daily dose of warm fuzzies, two police officers from Cedar Park, Texas, have gone above and beyond to help out a man and his family. On October 17th, Officer Justin Gower pulled over a truck that had an expired registration and a malfunctioning taillight. Normally both of those would be ticketable offenses, and […]

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Research Says Autonomous Car Seats Must Factor in Slouching Patterns

Research Says Autonomous Car Seats Must Factor in Slouching Patterns

As the race to the first fully autonomous car continues, more and more researchers are focusing their attention on the various features these cars will offer. For Nikhil Gowda, a researcher at Stanford University’s Center for Design Research, this focus is centered on people’s sitting habits. According to Gowda’s personal observations and research, when people […]

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Toyota’s Buckle Up for Life Dispels Car Seat Myths

Toyota’s Buckle Up for Life Dispels Car Seat Myths

If you’re a proud parent, you know that nothing is more important than ensuring the safety of your child while you’re on the road. Yet every year, hundreds of parents install their children’s car seats incorrectly without realizing, ultimately jeopardizing their safety in the event of a collision. In order to help educate parents and […]