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As a certified child car seat technician, I have seen many car seats installed an used improperly. I would like to share any information that I can so that parents can keep their children as safe as possible.
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How Consumer Reports tests child car seats - ConsumerReports.org

DigitalJournal.com How Consumer Reports tests child car seats ConsumerReports.org Child car seats have come a long way since Consumer Reports first crash-tested them for the August 1972 issue of Consumer Reports magazine, when we rated 12 out of 15...
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Top 12 Car Seat Mistakes | AAA Safe Seats 4 Kids

Top 12 Car Seat Mistakes | AAA Safe Seats 4 Kids | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Brr! Another chilly week in the forecast? Remember to REMOVE heavy coats before buckling your kids into car seats http://t.co/ddxUhSSa3r

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Question Which car seats for my infant and toddler? - Car Seat.Org ...

Question Which car seats for my infant and toddler? - Car Seat.Org ... | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
CAR SEATS - General Child Safety Seat Questions, Help and Advice. ... Location: Québec, Canada. Posts: 147. Mary_Ann is a Car-Seat.Org cub writer. Hi! I would pass down the boulevard to your baby and buy a narrow combination seat for your 3.5yo.
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Car Seat Changes Coming in Early 2014 - WGRZ-TV

Car Seat Changes Coming in Early 2014 - WGRZ-TV | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Car Seat Changes Coming in Early 2014
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The lower anchors are tucked in the back seat cushions. Under the changes the LATCH system shouldn't be used if the combined weight of the child and car seat is more than 65 pounds.
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Changes in the US could mean changes in Canada laws too!

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No bulky coats in a car seat?!? But it's too cold outside! - PTPA

No bulky coats in a car seat?!? But it's too cold outside! - PTPA | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
It is very dangerous for a child to ride in a car seat with a bulk coat. This post describes alternate ways to keep your child warm in a vehicle.
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Toddler opens car door, falls out onto highway

Toddler opens car door, falls out onto highway | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Officials say the child was sitting in an unsecured car seat at the time.
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Please get your car seats checked!  They need to be installed properly and you need to know how to use them properly!

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Car seat death leads to charge: Police say mother installed baby's seat improperly

Car seat death leads to charge: Police say mother installed baby's seat improperly | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
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InsideHalton Article: Child safety seats save young lives

"Ontario introduced child safety seat legislation 30 years ago. Statistics tell us that a correctly installed car seat can decrease the risk of injury by as much as 74 per cent." Read more...

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New #carseat ruling could mean big changes for California parents

New #carseat ruling could mean big changes for California parents | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
A California Supreme Court car seat case ruling last week could radically change consequences for parents who neglect to use car seats for their children. A ruling by the California Supreme Court last week could have ...
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Reminder -- February 2011 -- Huge car seat recall!!

Some of these seats may still be out there! Did you check your seat?

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Used Carseats: Craigslist (CL), Garage Sales, Friends and Family

Used Carseats: Craigslist (CL), Garage Sales, Friends and Family | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it

Used child safety seat checklist

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Registering for baby? Not all Safety Items are actually safe | KahootKids! Blog

Registering for baby? Not all Safety Items are actually safe | KahootKids! Blog | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
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Graco Nautilus and MyRide 65 Car Seats – Buckle Replacement - Transport Canada

Graco Nautilus and MyRide 65 Car Seats – Buckle Replacement - Transport Canada | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
The purpose of this Interim Order is to allow manufacturers and importers to offer in Canada child restraint systems, which incorporate an internal harness and a tether strap, designed for use by children weighing up to 30 kg (65 lbs).

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Why 3-Year-Olds Have No Business Riding In Booster Seats

Why 3-Year-Olds Have No Business Riding In Booster Seats | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Now, once your child transitions to a belt-positioning booster seat using the vehicle seatbelt – that responsibility for the child's safety switches to the child. The booster seat can't do its job if, at the moment of impact, the child ...
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Riding in a booster is a big responsibility.  Your child needs to be mature enough to handle that responsibility.

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Orbit Baby announces voluntary recall of car seat base - Topeka Capital Journal

Orbit Baby announces voluntary recall of car seat base - Topeka Capital Journal | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Orbit Baby announces voluntary recall of car seat base
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Orbit Baby Inc. is announcing a voluntary recall of the Orbit Baby Car Seat Base G2 (Model No. ORB822000).
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Hauck Toys Heart 2 Heart Stroller & Car Seat Review & #Giveaway US & Canada 11/02

Hauck Toys Heart 2 Heart Stroller & Car Seat Review & #Giveaway US & Canada 11/02 | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
I received product from Hauck Toys for my review. All opinions are my own. For our review, I received the Heart 2 Heart Tour package which consists of one of the cutest little doll strollers and doll “infant” carriers that I’ve ever seen.  The c...
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Great way to teach your child the importance of car seat safety!

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Dorel Distribution Canada – Enspira, Guide, Cruise, XRS Car Seat Shell Cracking - Transport Canada

Dorel Distribution Canada and Transport Canada wish to inform the public of a non-compliance observed during voluntary internal verification testing that was performed by Dorel Distribution Canada.  During certain simulated crash tests with a 3...
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RECALL!!

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InsideHalton Article: Oakville car seat clinic yields 78 per cent failure rate

InsideHalton Article: Oakville car seat clinic yields 78 per cent failure rate | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
OAKVILLE- Halton police are reporting a 78 per cent failure rate following a spot check car seat clinic, which was held Saturday at the Speers Road and Kerr Street intersection.
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Baby injured in Winter Haven crash dies from injuries

Baby injured in Winter Haven crash dies from injuries | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
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Parents -- Please get your child's car seat checked by a certified tech!

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Tallest Extended Rear-Facing Carseat? Try the Graco Size4Me 70!

Tallest Extended Rear-Facing Carseat? Try the Graco Size4Me 70! | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Advice from child passenger safety experts to keep your baby safe. Reviews of infant, convertible & booster seats by Britax, Combi, Evenflo, Graco, Safety 1st and more.
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Children in Carpools Often Go Without Booster Seats

But only half of parents who report using a safety seat always have their child use one when riding in their car if their friends don't have boosters — and 1 in 5 parents don't always ask other drivers to use a booster seat for ...
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Children’s car seats and booster seats: How long are they safe? - Transport Canada

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Child car seat safety - Global Saskatoon

Child car seat safety - Global Saskatoon | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it
Child car seat safetyGlobal SaskatoonDon't use child car seats with door-mounted seatbelts or motorized seat belts. Don't wrap the baby in a blanket before putting on a harness.
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understanding the new Canadian car seat regulations (effective Jan 1, 2012)

understanding the new Canadian car seat regulations (effective Jan 1, 2012) | Child Car Seat safety | Scoop.it

Are you confused by the new regulations set out by Transport Canada?

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