Car Seat Safety

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Study Shows Not Many Vehicles Are Equipped for Easy Child Safety Seat Installation

July 1, 2015

Study Shows Not Many Vehicles Are Equipped for Easy Child Safety Seat Installation A recent study shows that only a small percentage of vehicles have easy installation for car seats. Most parents find that installing a car seat is pretty confusing and often difficult. Now a recent study will back up the complaint. The Insurance…

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Graco Fined $3 million for Failing to Report Seat Buckle Complaints Quickly

April 3, 2015

Graco Fined $3 million for Failing to Report Seat Buckle Complaints Quickly Graco agreed to pay $3 million to the government for delaying to report complaints regarding the difficulty in opening its car seat buckles. Along with the fine, Graco must spend $7 million on measures to improve child seat safety. The measures will include…

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The Safest Vehicles of 2015

February 9, 2015

The Safest Vehicles of 2015 With the many dangerous product defects that were exposed on automobiles this year, safety has moved to the top of the priority list for many new car shoppers. The majority of shoppers now weed out vehicles if they do not have superior safety ratings list. With over 71 vehicles selected…

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Should you replace your car seat after a car accident?

January 26, 2015

Should you replace your car seat after a car accident? If you were recently involved in a car accident and have a car seat in your vehicle, you could be asking if you should replace the car seat or not. Even if the car seat appears to be in good condition, there could be unseen…

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Graco recalls nearly 5 million strollers for Infant ‘Fingertip Amputations’

December 11, 2014

Graco recalls nearly 5 million strollers for Infant ‘Fingertip Amputations’ Graco is recalling nearly 5 million strollers due to a “fingertip amputation hazard.” So far, there have been eleven reports received  of finger injuries which included six reports of fingertip amputations, four partial-fingertip amputations and one finger laceration, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety…

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Graco under investigation for possible delayed reporting of car seat defect

December 9, 2014

Graco under investigation for possible delayed reporting of car seat defect The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether Graco delayed its reporting of a safety defect that led to the largest car seat recall in U.S. history. Earlier this year, Graco, a division of Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid Inc., recalled 6.1 million car seats…

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It’s time to update the recall system

December 4, 2014

It’s time to update the recall system This year has been the “year of recalls” with nearly 56 million and counting vehicles recalled for product defects. Many of these recalls deal with defects that could cause severe injuries or even death. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration throws the number of vehicles around like it…

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New Car Seat Finder Tool Released by NHTSA

October 29, 2014

New Car Seat Finder Tool Released by NHTSA There are many different types of car seats for families to choose. Even though it can be somewhat overwhelming for parents to try and decide what is best for their children, there are many valuable and useful resources out there to help with the decision process. The…

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Police officer buys a mom a car seat instead of writing her a ticket

October 9, 2014

Police officer buys a mom a car seat instead of writing her a ticket Going above and beyond his normal duty to ensure safety, a police officer in Michigan helped a young mother and her daughter who were struggling. Officer Ben Hall pulled over a woman for a traffic violation and noticed that her young…

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Shopping Cart Injuries are More Common than They Should Be

October 1, 2014

Shopping Cart Injuries  Transporting your kid around the grocery story may be more dangerous than expected. A new study in Clinical Pediatrics reveals that around 24,000 children under the age of 15 are sent to the hospital every year due to shopping cart injuries. That is not the only worrisome fact that was revealed. Apparently,…

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