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Safe Kids Worldwide is teaming up with Babies “R” Us to celebrate Baby Safety Month during September.
Each week in September, Babies “R” Us stores will offer parents helpful information on car safety, safe sleep, childproofing and bath safety. Also, customers can get 25 percent off certain car seat models starting Friday, September 1 through Sunday, October 1. Babies “R” Us is donating 5 percent of the car seat sales during this time back to Safe Kids!
Is your child’s car seat registered?
Parents can register their new or currently used car seat, ensuring that they are promptly notif
Types of Car Seats
There are three types of car seats: rear-facing, forward-facing and booster seat. Even though there are many different models to choose from, all car seats meet the same U.S. federal safety standards.
Experts Can Help You Install Your Car Seat
- Go to a Checkup Event. Safe Kids coalitions have car seat checkup events and inspection stations around the country.
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When Brooke Ice was 10 months old, she was in a terrible car crash. The car was totaled, her mom, Michele, was in a coma for three days, but Brooke, whose car seat had recently been checked by a certified child passenger safety technician, was unharmed.
In this video, you’ll see how Brooke has grown into an amazing young adult. She’s a firefighter, is training to be an EMT, and has dedicated her life to helping others.
I often get calls from parents planning a big road trip, asking about the car seat laws in every state they plan to visit. Of course, I tell them all the specifics but before I hang up, I make sure to let them know about what might be the most important law of them all: The Law of Physics.
An object in motion (like a child in a moving car) stays in motion until acted upon by an outside force.
Why use a booster seat?
- Keep your growing passenger safe. A