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Car Seat Safety for Kids

Expecting a Baby

Seat belt use during pregnancy

So you’re expecting a baby, congratulations! It’s now just as important, if not more important, to keep wearing a properly positioned safety belt during each and every road trip. Wearing a seat belt does not only protect you but will also protect your unborn baby in case of an accident. Get tips for seat belt use during pregnancy»

Child safety seat checklist

As you’re preparing for your baby’s arrival, you will undoubtedly be looking to purchase a child safety seat to keep your baby safe during every road trip. Follow this easy-to-use child safety seat checklist»

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Four Key Safety Tips

  • Restrain your child on every trip, every time.
  • Keep your child in the back seat.
  • Use the best safety restraint for your child's size.
  • Use child safety seats and seat belts correctly.

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