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2011-09-14 23:01:00

Safe Kids USA Invites Parents to Seat Check Events During National Child Passenger Safety Week WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Safe Kids USA research shows that proper use of child safety seats has improved slightly with improper or non-use of top tethers as the greatest area of concern. The study is the largest ever of its kind and used standardized data of 79,000 child safety seat inspections over a full year. It was released for National Child Passenger...

2010-11-16 10:28:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of families hit the road this holiday travel season, Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, is encouraging parents and caregivers to take safety with them as they travel this holiday season. AAA recently announced 42.2 million Americans are projected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, one of the busiest...

2010-10-07 11:49:00

Parents Urged to Have Troopers Inspect Seats HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 75 percent of child passenger safety seats inspected last month by the Pennsylvania State Police were improperly installed, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. "I urge all parents to check the child safety seats in their vehicles," Pawlowski said. "We know that these seats save lives, but only when they are used correctly. If you are unsure about whether your child's safety...

2010-09-16 10:00:00

Children Up to Age 8 Must Be Properly Restrained in Child Safety Seats HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Child Passenger Safety Week begins next week and PennDOT is reminding parents and caregivers to get back to basics and review car seat safety for their children. During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19-25, parents and caregivers can visit a fitting station to have their seats checked by a trained technician for proper installation and use. "Events...

2009-09-11 08:11:00

Parents urged to make sure their children are seated, safe and secure as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents go to great lengths to make sure their children are safe. But when it comes to car seat safety, too frequently minor mistakes can put children at risk without parents realizing it. To kick-off National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 12-18, AAA warns parents of the six common car seat mistakes. Motor vehicle...

2009-09-10 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State police will offer free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as part of the department's participation in National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 12-18, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced. Each of the department's regional troops will conduct at least one checkup during the week, Pawlowski said. The checkups are designed to teach parents the proper installation and use of child safety seats. "We...

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2009-07-14 09:18:08

The team of researchers from the Applus+ Chair has designed a load limiter that reduces the pressure on the chest area by absorbing part of the energy produced in a frontal impact. The system reduces the speed at which the child is thrown forward and back into the seat, a movement that leads to serious injury in many accidents.David Gallegos and Paco Liesa, researchers with the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) Applus+ Automobile Safety Chair, have developed a textile load limiter for...