Car Seat Safety

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Seatback Safety: Stuck in the 1960s

May 16, 2022

Cars and trucks are, for the most part, safer than 50 years ago.  Seat belts have made them safer.  Airbags have made them safer.  Electronic stability control has made them safer.  Other advances in technology continue to make them safer.  There is, however, a gaping hole in automotive safety in 2022.  That gaping hole is…

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Recall Round-Up August 23, 2021

August 24, 2021

Recall Round-Up: August 23, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Chrysler Corporation, Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, New Widetech, as well as a group of automakers involving a faulty seatbelt technology. Chrysler Corporation recalls 260,000 Ram Trucks due to defective inflators. 260,000 Ram Trucks have been recalled, including 212,373 sold in the United States…

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Recall Round-Up: June 15, 2021

June 16, 2021

Recall Round-up: June 15, 2021 This edition of the recall round-up features product recalls from General Motors, Philips, Volvo, Wild Republic, and Banner Smoked Fish Inc. General Motors                                                       …

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Child Passenger Safety Week 2020: The Right Seat

September 21, 2020

Child Passenger Safety Week 2020: The Right Seat Child Passenger Safety Week is September  20-26, 2020 and each year NHTSA works to raise awareness on how to identify the right seat for your child at every age. From infancy to pre-teen, there are guidelines that ensure the safest ride possible. Based on a 2017 report,…

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National Child Passenger Safety Week: Car Seat Check Saturday

September 19, 2019

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, this year held September 15-21, 2019, parents and caregivers can get their car seat checked by safety experts to ensure all is installed correctly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 46% of car seats are installed incorrectly. This also includes securing a child…

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Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018

October 18, 2018

Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018 We scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we focus on several safety recalls and notices affecting products designed for children. Make note of these items and check your homes for these safety concerns! Eddie Bauer…

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If a Crash is My Fault, Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

January 27, 2017

If a crash is my fault, do I need a personal injury lawyer? Oftentimes we’ll get calls from clients where they were the driver in a vehicle that resulted in a crash and were injured as result. Other times, the crash resulted in the injury or death of a passenger. The question that client has is,…

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Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link

April 19, 2016

Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link We all know the many analogies. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A three-legged stool can’t stand on two legs.   For want of a shoe the rider was lost. The iron man had clay feet. If you’ve left anything undone, you’ve left everything…

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Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is

April 4, 2016

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is No, we are not talking about convertible-top cars and that beloved T-Bird, although there may come a time when your teen really really wants one (and lets you know several times an hour).    Rather, we are talking about convertible car seats, and…

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Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats

March 23, 2016

Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats Evenflo is recalling around 56,000 car seats due to a safety concern with the harness of one of its products. After consumer complaints, The Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seat was found to give children access to the Central Front Adjuster (CFA) when used in the forward-facing harnessed booster mode. This…

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