Category: Child Car Seat Safety

November 2, 2016

What parents and caregivers need to know about the age, weight requirements for moving a child into a forward-facing car seat Keeping our children safe is priority No. 1 for parents and caregivers. As parents, we already know this. But, as an auto accident attorney who frequently blogs about tips for staying safe on the …

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September 16, 2016

To keep kids safe in the car, it’s important to know the age and height requirements for a booster seat – and when a child passenger has outgrown the booster As parents – and, thus, as inevitable parental chauffeurs – nothing is more important when we’re on the road than making sure our kids are …

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March 7, 2016

Our attorneys’ advice on when it’s safe to place your kids in the front seat, even with a booster seat, under Michigan law

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February 2, 2016

Read about the latest child safety seat recall here to make sure your kids are safe in the car Britax has posted a recent car seat safety recall.  According to a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation: Britax is recalling certain B-Safe 35 child seats manufactured October …

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January 19, 2016

One study shows rear-facing car seats do not adequately protect children in rear-end car accidents How well does a child’s rear-facing car seat protect him or her from being injured in a rear-end car accident? Maybe not as much as we’ve been led to believe. The Washington Post’s Katherine Shaver reports that a study published …

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December 17, 2015

Registering your child’s car seat for recall and safety notices only takes a minute – Here’s how I’ve written in depth about protecting children in the car, especially when it comes to having safe and secure child car seats. But there’s one simple step that parents often forget that can literally save a child’s life: …

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October 17, 2015

Remember these rules to protect teen drivers, as National Teen Driver Safety Week  kicks off Oct. 18-24, 2015 Homecoming dances and high school football games are already in high gear. Fall is always an exciting time for students and parents. But it’s also a time to be aware of some of the safety hazards that …

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September 24, 2015

Massachusetts bill proposes idea that NHTSA has advocated since 2011: ‘All children under 13 should ride in the back seat’ Should children who are 13 years of age or younger be prohibited from sitting in a car or truck’s front seat and, thus, be required to sit in the back seat? A Massachusetts lawmaker thought …

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September 19, 2015

This week is a great time for parents to take advantage of  free car seat safety checks Today is National Seat Check Saturday, which is part of Child Passenger Safety Week. This means there are a lot of opportunities for you to get your children’s car seats checked. Many parents fail to fully understand how …

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