3 of 4 parents are making this mistake

Most child car safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of 3 mistakes per seat. Get yours checked for free this weekend. Your child’s car seat is probably too loose. Maybe harness straps are through the wrong slots, or are not secured. Your infant seat may be at the wrong angle, or facing the… Learn More »

Child Passenger Safety Week: free car seat check-ups

It’s a sad fact that more children ages 12 and under die from motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause. In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week, Oregon parents and caregivers can have child car seats checked by Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians. The free inspection will check seats for damages and recalls, and for proper installation and… Learn More »

New Safety Guidelines Issued for Kids in Car Seats

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has revised its guidelines for car seat safety.  The guidelines address three different types of child safety seats: infant seats, convertible seats, and booster seats.  The major change in the guidelines affects the convertible seats.  It is now recommended that children remain facing the rear of the vehicle until… Learn More »