Why should child safety seats be used?

Answer Child safety seats help to reduce the number of children killed or injured in automobile crashes. If installed properly and used according to manufacturers' instructions, child safety seats play a ... Read More »

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Guidelines for Child Safety Seats in Texas?

In 2009, Texas enhanced its child restraint law. The state began requiring booster seat use until children meet certain age or size thresholds. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that child... Read More »

When should a child be in child restraint seats?

It can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Some require a certain height and weight, some require a certain age limit. Check your local law enforcement agency or DMV office.

Do the older backless car seats or boosters that have a portion that comes across the front of the child and holds the seat belt meet safety regulations?

AnswerI can't find anywhere on the net that says either way. I did find something that said use a newer booster and described the kind with just the seat, not the thing across the front, but that s... Read More »

What should you know about child gun safety?

If you have a gun at home, hide it high up so that the child can't see/find/reach it. Make sure it isn't loaded, but keep the bullets near it so that if there's an emergency, the bullets and gun ar... Read More »