Sunday, November 05, 2006

Heath News: Car Seat Safety for Kids

Car Seat Safety for Kids
by Marie

This recently posted YouTube video is a reminder of why all kids should be in a properly installed car safety seat for as long as needed (till age 6 where I live.)

I recommend till the child is at least 80 lbs. There are seats available for kids up to 100 lbs and I have one in my car that I use to transport my cousin who is 8. The state law no longer applies to her, but she is going to be in one until she is too tall or is over 100lbs. I, myself, rode in a safety seat till age 12—till I was too tall for it.

It is the responsibility of the adult(s) riding with kids to be sure that they are all “buckled in.” And don’t forget to use the safety clip that comes with the car seat.

2 comentarios:

Jade said...

That video puts things in perspective. It's been a hectic here today and watching that video brought a tear to my eye.

It should put PERSPECTIVE in everyone's lives. That is real life, not the internet or blogs.

Thanks for sharing.

ivy said...

very sad and great information. Another thing many forget that car safety seats should be attached to the back of the regular seat very tight, there should be hardly any space left. I saw how some people don't even check how loose it's hooked up...


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