It seems to be a pretty common occurrence, that after you have children your mind turns more towards safety than it did before. Suddenly that late 70′s muscle car is looking more like a weekend toy, rather than an everyday ride. There is a good reason for your concern, car crashes are the #1 killer of children under the age of 13. Most parents are aware of the risks when a child safety seat is improperly installed, but surveys are still finding 73% of child safety seats are misused or installed incorrectly. That is a surprising amount, especially considering a properly installed safety car seat can increase chances of survival dramatically. We found an infographic (courtesy of www.carinsurance.org) that shares some startling statistics along with some interesting historical tidbits on safety seats.
After you check out this infographic, you’ll realize exactly how important it is that you ensure your children’s car seats are installed correctly. You’ll also be able identify the right car seat for your youngster. Even if you’re not a parent, be sure to read this infographic to learn how to keep even your smallest passengers safe while riding in the car.
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