ARE YOU PROPERLY USING THE CORRECT CAR SEAT FOR YOUR CHILD?

According to the new NHTSA study, released recently to kick off „Child Passenger Safety Week“ which took place from September 16-22, parents and caregivers make five common, but significant mistakes in child car seat safety:

1.         Wrong harness slot used

2.         Improper harness retainer/chest clip position

3.         Loose CRS installation

4.         Loose harness strap

5.         Improper lap belt placement.

 

See how you are doing with regards to car seats and if your children are riding safely at:

http://www.safercar.gov/parents/CarSeats.htm  or   http://www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS

For more information on the NHTSA’s Study please go to

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811679.pdf

 

Your CYBEX Child Safety Team