Three steps to simplify car seat installation
Have you struggled to install a car seat? Has it left you so frustrated that you considered throwing the car seat? You’re not alone. Watch this 60-second video.
What if there was a way to prevent the leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong?
The startling truth is that a car seat can dramatically reduce childhood death and injury from motor vehicle crashes, but 75 percent are installed incorrectly.
The site also offers a great resource to finding the right seat, installing it and finding local help. Click here to follow the process.
1. Find the right seat
Rear-facing or forward facing? Car seat or booster seat? It can be confusing. Buckle Up for Life breaks it down for you. Select your child’s age and it will tell you exactly what seat you should use for your child.
2. Learn how to install it
Installing a car seat isn’t the easiest thing to do, but done right it saves lives. After you select the right seat, Buckle Up for Life walks you through how to install the seat based on the age of your car.
3. Get help
Don’t be afraid to ask for help. There are people in your area who are car seat experts. They’re available to check the car seat or even help you install it.