Proper use of
car safety seats helps keep children safe.
But with so many different car safety seats
on the market, it’s no wonder many parents
find this overwhelming.
The type of
seat your child needs depends on several
things including age, size, and type of
vehicle. Our certified technicians can help
you find the right one for you.
and car seats save lives if they are used
properly and at all times. Many states have
laws requiring everyone to wear a seat belt
or be restrained in a car seat when riding
in a vehicle. Each year, more than 272,000
children age 14 and younger are injured in
traffic-related accidents in this country.
Traffic accidents are the most common cause
of injury to children nationwide.
As children grow, how they sit
in your car, truck, van or SUV
should also change. For maximum
child passenger safety, parents
and caregivers simply need to
remember and follow the 4 Steps
Use rear-facing infant seats
in the back seat from birth
to at least one year of age
and at least 20 pounds;
Use forward-facing toddler
seats in the back seat from
age one and 20 pounds to 40
Use booster seats in the
back seat from 40 pounds
(about age four) to at least
age eight – unless the child
is 4 ft. 9 inches or taller
Use safety belts in the back
seat at age eight or
older and taller than 4 ft.
9 inches. All children age
12 or younger should ride in
the back seat.
Protect your kids by taking each
and have their seats inspected.