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2011-03-21 11:29:00

CAMP HILL, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids Pennsylvania wholeheartedly endorses the newest child passenger safety recommendations developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The policy statement is clear and concise as it encourages slowing the transition from one child restraint type to the next. It does this with five recommendations: All infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing car safety seat until they are 2 years of age or until they reach the...

2011-01-27 17:45:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melissa Bradley and her family of 5, including an infant son who is 11 months old, were removed yesterday from United Airlines flight #75 from San Francisco to Honolulu because their rear facing car seat, which is FAA approved for use in automobiles and aircraft, could not fit in the seat due to a lack of space between the row in front and the infant seat. They purchased a separate seat and brought an FAA certified/CRS (Child Restraint...

2010-11-24 06:14:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Allison, CEO of LifeBelt Inc. announced the official launch of LifeBelt (www.autolifebelt.com), the only safety device on the market that ensures drivers and passengers will wear their seat belts every time they drive. LifeBelt is an after-market safety product that, when installed, will prevent a car from starting unless the driver's seat belt is secured. Once the car has started, if the driver or passenger disengages the seat belt, the...

2010-10-11 13:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, today announces a complete line of Safety 1st car seats with Air Protect® Side Impact Technology, the most innovative and groundbreaking safety feature ever offered in a car seat. Air Protect® Technology is now available in infant, convertible and booster car seats,...

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...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA now advises parents of infants and young toddlers to secure their children in rear-facing child safety seats for as long as possible, maxing out the upper weight or height limits of the car seat. Researchers indicate that toddlers are 75 percent less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash when they ride in a rear-facing car seat up to their second birthday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While installing and using child safety seats may appear to be easy enough, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has estimated that close to 3 out of 4 parents do not use child restraints properly. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/oneClip_C_105/?feed=fUuSrjB_5_cyPDRthBexiRdx075XTBrP To help raise awareness to the importance of securing children properly during every ride, Safe Kids USA has partnered with the...

2010-09-20 06:00:00

Safe Kids USA invites parents to get help with child seat installation WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA and its network of coalitions will inspect thousands of child safety seats during Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19-25) by conducting more than 400 car seat checkup events for families and their children across the nation. Nationally certified child passenger safety technicians will lead the inspection events and deliver hands-on education to parents...

2010-09-20 04:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on average four kids aged 14 and under die in car crashes every day and more than five hundred are injured. The risk, however, is dramatically decreased when a car seat is properly installed. This week marks NHTSA's annual car seat safety initiative, Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW), to educate parents about proper car seat safety and installation, and prevent juvenile...

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...


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