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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...

Vehicle Restraint Systems For Children Do Not Pass The Parent Test
2012-04-13 08:58:57

John Neumann for RedOrbit.com Child restraint systems, if you have ever used them, can be a frustrating experience for those who have been travelling with children, even for years. The belts, buckles, snaps and straps never seem to end. There was an attempt many years ago to standardize the base of child car seats so that they could easily be transferred between vehicles, a system called Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, or (LATCH). Largely successful, the system required...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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