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 Amanda Drago

NHTSA Is Urged to Make Car Seat Side-Impact Standards

NHTSA Is Urged to Make Car Seat Side-Impact Standards

Recently, the attorneys general representing 17 states and Washington, D.C. requested that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration set side-impact standards for child car seats. Congress first asked for the NHTSA to create side-impact standards more than 20 years ago, but it still has not done so. Keeping Your Family Safe on the Go: Mitsubishi’s […]

 Catherine Hiles

Where Should I Install My Child’s Car Seat?

Where Should I Install My Child’s Car Seat?

Whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced pro, it’s important to learn all there is to learn about car seat installation before taking your child out in the car. Statistics show that motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children. In 2018, 33 percent of children 12 and younger who died […]

 Whitney Russell

The Best Convertible Car Seats

The Best Convertible Car Seats

This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, The News Wheel may earn a small commission when you click on links and complete qualifying purchases. You can read our full disclaimer here. Convertible car seats are a smart investment if you want a product that grows with your child. But which one should you buy? […]

 Whitney Russell

Car Seat Stages As Your Child Grows

Car Seat Stages As Your Child Grows

If you’re about to be a parent or plan on being one at some point in the future, it’s good to know which car seats correspond to which stage of a child’s growth. Here’s a brief overview of the car seat progression so you have a better idea of what car seats you’ll need to […]

 Kurt Verlin

Toyota Launches Helpful New Car Seat App

Toyota Launches Helpful New Car Seat App

Toyota’s new app could go a long way toward helping parents keep their children safe

 Whitney Russell

Why Do Child Car Seats Have Expiration Dates?

Why Do Child Car Seats Have Expiration Dates?

Seeking out gently-used children’s clothes and gear is a great way to help curb the costs associated with raising kids. But car seats are one item you’ll want to buy brand-new, to avoid purchasing an older model that is past its expiration date. We’ve rounded up some valid reasons why car seats expire — in […]

 Whitney Russell

The Fascinating History of the Car Seat

The Fascinating History of the Car Seat

It’s easy to take modern-day car seats for granted. But 21st-century car seats are definitely an innovation that deserves to be celebrated. Here’s a brief overview of how car seats have evolved over the years. Elevated Drives: Tips for driving safely on Colorado’s mountain roads The first car seats Early car seats were designed more […]

 Aaron Widmar

How to Easily Clean & Condition Leather Car Seats

How to Easily Clean & Condition Leather Car Seats

The proper way to restore and protect your vehicle’s premium upholstery

Leather car seats require special care to maintain them. You don’t want to ruin them through neglect or abuse after you spent extra money for that fancy leather interior. Here is a quick guide on how to properly clean and condition leather car seats so you don’t damage them. More Helpful Tips: Here are some […]

 DeAnn Owens

Tips for Sanitizing Your Child’s Car Seat from Coronavirus

Tips for Sanitizing Your Child’s Car Seat from Coronavirus

With the entire world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, you are probably cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing as you’ve never done before, especially if you’re a parent. Every surface in your house and car needs attention. If you haven’t already, here are some tips on how to clean your child’s car seat. Car Care: How to […]

 DeAnn Owens

2020 Cherokee Named to Cars.com Best New Cars for Car Seats List

2020 Cherokee Named to Cars.com Best New Cars for Car Seats List

SUVs are family-friendly models because they offer ample cabin space for your kids, their stuff, and most importantly their car seats. Whether it is a rear-facing infant car seat, a forward-facing child seat, convertible seat, or booster seat you are wrangling into the backseat, you will find that A) they take up a lot of […]

 DeAnn Owens

Two Nissan Models Named to Cars.com Car Seat Honor Roll

Two Nissan Models Named to Cars.com Car Seat Honor Roll

Each year, certified car seat technicians from Cars.com evaluate the cat seat systems of new vehicles. They determine how easy it is for parents to find and use the tethers designed to secure car seats. They also accept the challenge of installing a range of car seats from infant and rear-facing to high-back booster seats […]

 DeAnn Owens

Chevy Equinox Makes Cars.com Car Seat Check Honor Roll

Chevy Equinox Makes Cars.com Car Seat Check Honor Roll

A properly installed car seat is a must when you are transporting your kids back and forth. Unfortunately, installing a car seat can be one of the most difficult tasks for a parent. Why is it so hard to get the straps attached, tightened, and in place? And when they finally are, you wonder, is […]

 Aaron Widmar

Homemade Methods to Remove Stains from a Car Seat or Carpet

Homemade Methods to Remove Stains from a Car Seat or Carpet

If you spill a drink or smear sauce on your car seat, you’ll wind up with an unsightly blemish. The most effective way of cleaning stains is to prevent them from initially setting. Unfortunately, you don’t always have the opportunity to clean up a spill before it becomes a stain. Common store-bought carpet cleaners will […]

 Aaron Widmar

How to Clean Food Spills Before They Stain Car Seats

How to Clean Food Spills Before They Stain Car Seats

Prevent spilled coffee, chili, or ketchup from leaving a permanent stain on those stylish cloth seats

Your car is basically your second dinner table. You’re always eating something on the go, whether that’s morning coffee, late-night fast food, road trip meals, or emergency snacks when you’re feeling munchy. Sometimes, those meals can wind up spilling on your cloth car seats. If you want to make sure your car stays in top […]

 Whitney Russell

How to Diagnose and Fix a Heated Car Seat

How to Diagnose and Fix a Heated Car Seat

If you live in a region with chilly winters, heated car seats are a welcome perk to make drives more pleasant. But, like any car part, sometimes they need some repair. Follow these steps to diagnose and fix a heated car seat that isn’t working. Heated Seat Not Working? Schedule a service appointment here Plug […]

 Aaron Widmar

Why Are Car Seat Headrests Uncomfortable? The Reason It Contours Awkwardly

Why Are Car Seat Headrests Uncomfortable? The Reason It Contours Awkwardly

Even in the most luxurious models, sitting in a car seat never feels wholly comfortable due to the frustrating, unnatural contour of the headrest. While the rest of the seat is ergonomically shaped around your body, the headrest awkwardly juts out. Why is that? Here’s why car seat headrests are uncomfortable and feel very different […]

 The News Wheel

Ford Developing 3D-Knitted Car Seat Covers

Ford Developing 3D-Knitted Car Seat Covers

As part of its continued efforts to explore the usefulness of 3D printing in vehicle manufacturing, Ford is exploring the possibility of offering fully customizable 3D-knitted car seat covers. Leveraging a form of 3D printing used in the production of clothing and furniture, Ford would give customers the ability to craft car seats that address […]

 The News Wheel

Car Seat Safety Reminder for Young Trick-Or-Treaters

Car Seat Safety Reminder for Young Trick-Or-Treaters

Whether you’re a parent or the friend of a young trick-or-treater, if you’ll be chaperoning any young children on Halloween, it’s important to keep them safe. We’ve already mentioned safe driving tips for this holiday. And we’ve also shared suggestions to help keep trick-or-treaters protected while they celebrate on this night. Now, we’d like to […]

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