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Booster Seat Laws Ignored When Carpooling
2012-01-31 06:13:16

A new study from the University of Michigan´s C.S. Mott Children´s Hospital finds that 45 percent of parents do not require their children to be in booster seats when carpooling other children. The study cites practical barriers that include limited seating within the vehicle and difficulties making arrangement with other drivers leads parents to avoid safety seats while carpooling. Nationally, most states require the use of booster seats. Many require the use up to the age of...

2012-01-30 08:28:36

Many parents are more relaxed about booster seat use when carpooling, stronger laws need to encourage safety seat use Most parents report that they typically require their child to use a life-saving booster seat, but more than 30 percent said they do not enforce this rule when their child is riding with another driver. The study, conducted by child health experts at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, also revealed that 45 percent of parents do not require their kids...

New Handle Makes Lifting Infant Car Seats Safer, Easier
2011-11-29 04:24:32

Engineers at North Carolina State University have developed a new handle for infant car seats (ICSs) that makes it easier for parents to lift the seat out of a car — while retaining a firmer grip on the handle — making it less likely that the seat will be dropped. “Many products that are designed for parents don´t take ergonomics into account, and the instructions are usually not very helpful,” says Michael Clamann, a Ph.D. student at NC State and lead author...


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