Car Seat Clinic

Picture of Rear Facing Car Seat

When children travel in a restraint system appropriate to their weight, height and development, and the seat is used correctly, children are 70% less likely to suffer serious injuries and 90% less likely to die in the event of a crash.  Unfortunately, many car seats are not properly secured in a vehicle. But let’s face it. Child seats can be … Read More

Installation Tips for Car Seats

Picture of infant in a car seat

Picks and Pointers from our car seat clinics Based on what we see at our car seat clinics, these are the top picks and pointers to help install your car seat correctly: Read, read, read the car seat installation manual and the child restraint section in your vehicle owner’s manual. Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for installation. We have had several seats with no manual. … Read More

Did you know children’s car seats have an expiry date?

Have you checked the expiry date on your child’s car seat? And why is there an expiry date on car seats? Manufacturers give an expiry or useful life date because over time: frequent use and exposure to sunlight can damage and weaken plastic safe-use labels on the products fade or become hard to read instruction manuals have likely been lost … Read More