When you are looking for child safety seat ratings to ensure you are getting the best seat that money can buy in regard to safety it is easy to find. Child seats are all safety tested and will have ratings on the websites that will show just how well they fared in collision tests.

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In Texas, the child seat safety laws have recently changed. The changes were made so that all parents would more clearly understand what is expected of them.

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It is common to see families flying with car seats! Then when you get to your destination, you have a car safety seat that your child is comfortable with and it makes the transition a bit easier.

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Although the subject matter may be uncomfortable, there are a great many parents whose child is overweight or larger than most kids are their age. This can make finding a safety seat and staying within the legal limits difficult.

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The best way to KNOW that you have installed your seat properly is to take it to a child safety seat inspection site and have it checked by a professional. Not only will you be certain that it is installed correctly, but you will also know that you are following the laws as set by your state. If you can’t seem to find one the best thing to do is call your local highway patrol or state patrol office.

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Eventually your child will not be comfortable or fit well into a 5-point harness car seat. This is when you have to purchase a child safety booster seat>. Booster seats work with the seatbelts installed on your vehicle and ensure that the belts properly cross the body.

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While the majority of parents do use car seats, there are still a great many who are confused about the child safety seat regulations and what they really mean. For instance, many moms will turn their 6-month-old baby forward facing because they weight 20 pounds.

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You might be tempted to buy one of those handy devices that make the seat belts on your car fit your child perfectly. While this may be a good solution for older kids, they definitely do not replace the need for a car safety seat.

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California has some of the strictest laws on child seat safety. It is mandatory in California that if a back seat is available that all children be placed in it until the age of 10. Furthermore they require that all children 6 and under ride in booster seats or car seats with a 5-point harness. The Highway patrol in California effectively enforces these laws as well.

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All moms have sat in the front seat driving their car while their baby screamed and complained in the back. The thought and urge crosses all of our minds to move the baby up a notch and put them right next to us in the passenger seat. The problem is this really isn’t a safe place for them to be for a lot of reasons.

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Your elementary school student may not want to ride in a booster or car seat anymore. They may think they are old enough to fit in the regular seat just fine. There have also been many products designed to make adult buckles fit your 75-pound child. The bottom line is that booster safety seats are necessary.
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Child safety seat law is nothing new. In fact, seatbelts and child safety seats have been mandatory for some time now. When child are involved in an accident they are ten times more likely to be seriously hurt than an adult is. A safety seat can reduce this risk tremendously.
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The sad truth is that while the majority of parents do use child safety seats, they also use them wrong. When a car child safety seat is not installed properly, it actually causes more harm than good and can cause serious injury to your child.
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Most states have laws across the board that require children 6 and under to be placed in car safety seats. Some may differ on the age and not require them to be in the back seat while others will mandate both. It is best to check with your local statute so you know that you are following regulations.
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Did you know that every year more kids die in car accidents than in any other traumatic event? With the vast availability of child safety car seats it may seem odd to you, but the truth is that they are often installed incorrectly, damaged or not made a mandatory rule of car riding by the parents.
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Every day children are killed in car wrecks. Many of these could have been prevented. Even though the use of car seats is a law in most places; some parents still do not follow the rules. They are pretty simple and straight forward and if you demand car seat safety in the beginning your child will grow up knowing what is expected of them while riding in your car or with someone else.

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You may find baby safety seats that are for the tub; but the truth is they are nothing more than a support! Don’t be fooled into thinking that using a ‘baby safety seat’ means you don’t have to worry about your child proofing habits! Children of all ages should always be supervised when bathing. Don’t answer the phone or run to turn down the burners on the stove! Read the rest of this entry »


Young babies are always provided with all sorts of interesting toys and seats for them to lie in when they are born. Most of these seats come with safety warnings and explain the dangers. Yet still each year hundreds of infants are seriously injured from falling out of bouncy seats or other seats that have been placed on countertops or tables.

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For most parents they know that a child seat is not only the law, but helps to protect their child when riding in the car from certain death if an accident is encountered. Each state and country has different laws about restraints that must be used while riding in the car. What parents need to know is that safety car seats are an absolute must and when choosing and installing one; certain precautions need to be taken.
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A car seat is one of the most important safety devices that any parent uses. In most places it is absolute law that all children ride in approved car seats. Yet each year so many children are hurt or killed due to improper usage or not being forced to sit in a car seat at all! A car seat is the one baby and child item that all parents should purchase brand new! This ensures that it has not been modified or damaged and that it is adheres to the current high level of safety required! From the very beginning of your child’s life make sure that they are aware of the importance and need for sitting in their car safety seat at all times!
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Car accidents are the number one cause of death and injuries in US-born children. You can go a long way in protecting your child from injury by selecting a child safety seat that protects baby and by using the child car seat properly. It is up to you as parents to keep your baby safe and the choice and style of infant safety seat is part of what it takes to keep the baby from suffering from an automobile-related injury.
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A car seat is one of the most important safety devices that any parent uses.  In most places it is absolute law that all children ride in approved car seats.  Yet each year so many children are hurt or killed due to improper usage or not being forced to sit in a car seat at all!  A car seat is the one baby and child item that all parents should purchase brand new!  This ensures that it has not been modified or damaged and that it is adheres to the current high level of child car safety required!  From the very beginning of your child’s life make sure that they are aware of the importance and need for sitting in their car seat!
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We have all heard the news stories of children who died from being left in a car. Similarly we have seen stories on the news where cars Hijackers have stolen a car only to be left with an unsuspecting passenger.
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The most well intentioned parent can still make errors that cause injury in the event of an accident.  Car seat guidelines are pretty straight forward and should be followed exactly to take the guess work out of it.  If you are making one of the child safety seats mistakes listed below, you may be putting your child in danger:
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Before you leave the hospital with your newborn you are expected to make a decision on an appropriate and safe car seat for your baby.  Today children spend a lot of time in the car and car seats are designed to work with restraint systems ensuring that children are not seriously injured and killed in accidents.  Remember, an accident can occur on your street as easily as it can on a congested interstate, and a child should always ride in the back seat in the appropriate type of car seat for their age and weight!  Make no exceptions

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As parents we should all recognize the vast importance of securing our children in child safety seats. From the time children are born, they are expected to ride securely in seats designed for their specific age and weight. As much as this is common knowledge, there are still many people who are getting it wrong and are possibly exposing their child to injuries and possibly premature death. Many of us spend hours securing our homes and scouring the shelves for the latest and greatest safety gadget, but will willingly accept a second-hand car seat for our children to ride in.

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