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2014-07-01 08:22:17

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graco is recalling harness buckles used on approximately 1.9 million infant car seats manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013. Some consumers reported having difficulty or having been unable to open the buckle, which was the reason for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) investigation and the outcome announced today. As a solution, Graco will provide a free replacement buckle. "As the industry leader in baby and...

2014-05-14 12:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1. "Vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to unbelted motorists," said State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. "Currently, the Commonwealth's seat belt usage rate is 84...

2014-05-02 16:20:56

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - 5514 KM (the car seat importer) and Transport Canada are informing the public of a safety concern related to 618 Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me child car seats, Model FP3000C, manufactured by Team-Tex on August 22, 2013. Issue: During a simulated crash test with a 6-year old test dummy and the restraint in a forward-facing position, the top tether strap tore out of the plastic back and the test dummy's head went forward beyond the allowable limit. Safety...

2014-02-25 04:21:08

Majority of car seat installation experts encounter weight-related errors AURORA, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregivers, unaware of car seat weight limit restrictions, may be unknowingly exceeding weight limits by neglecting to factor in their child's weight along with the increasingly-heavy car seat. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revised weight-limit labeling for Lower Anchors and Tethers...

2014-02-25 00:20:29

Majority of car seat installation experts encounter weight-related errors WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A final rulemaking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), expected this week, revises weight-limit labeling for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)-installed car seats to include both the weight of the child and the car seat itself, unlike current guidance which only accounts for the child's weight. Caregivers, unaware of weight...

2014-01-06 12:20:47

SHANGHAI, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiangsu Lucky Baby Safety MFG Co., Ltd., a leader in baby safety industry, has received ECE R44/04 certificates for baby car seats from NSAI in Ireland, KBA in Germany ,VCA in UK, RDW in Netherlands, Luxcontrol S.A. in Luxembourg. ECE certification refers to the testing organization is awarded by Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) to test for vehicles and related products according to relevant technical quality standards. Qualified products...

2013-11-16 23:01:43

The Youth and Toddler Car Seat Comparison Chart found on EliteCarSeats.com has been recently updated, announces the leading online provider of kids protective car seats. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The Youth and Toddler Car Seat Comparison Chart found on EliteCarSeats.com has been recently updated, announces the leading online provider of kids protective car seats. Robert Smith, representative for EliteCarSeats.com, says: "This resource on our website has been great for...

2013-10-01 23:19:20

Leading Juvenile Product Manufacturer Announces Result of Car Seat Safety Test Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Baby Trend®, a leading juvenile product manufacturer, has announced that all Baby Trend infant car seats are approved for use in the back seat of a vehicle with the handle up. Due to consumer feedback, Baby Trend has changed its policy. Crash testing of all Baby Trend infant car seats confirms that the seats meet safety standards with the handle up. In today’s...

2013-09-27 23:19:14

Incorrectly installed seats can lead to child and infant fatalities. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The Great Start Collaborative of Monroe County held a child seat safety check last weekend, giving away car seats and showing parents how to use them. Accident attorney Tom Stroble says that parents who missed the event can still take the time to check over their seats – and doing so could save lives. Saturday saw dozens of families arrive at the seat check, where there were hot dogs, face...


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