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Child Passenger Safety

NSC is Calling for Child Passenger Restraint Uniformity

Deborah Hersman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Parents
Deborah Hersman

Hunter Barrett was 2 years old when his life was saved by a properly installed car seat. His mother, Kylee Barrett, hit a patch of black ice and swer...

The Major Car Seat Danger You Might Be Missing

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.15.2015 | Parents

As winter approaches, a recent crash test warns parents against dressing their children in thick winter coats while fastened in a car seat. In a repor...

The One Struggle All Parents Can Relate To -- Installing A Car Seat

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents

Parents know that correctly installing a car seat is no easy task, but it's an incredibly important one. In anticipation of Child Passenger Safety ...

What's Your Strategy for Keeping Your Kids Alive in the Car?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Although I'm strict about boosters, about buckling, about ensuring the booster seats travel with my kids and I'm repelled when I hear parents joke about not using car seats perfectly, I'm unsure I've ironed out the strategy to ensure my kids never die at the hands of a drunk driver.

Two Stories, Two Car Crashes, Two Different Results

Kate Carr | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Kate Carr

Monika's smile fades when I tell her about Ed. "That easily could have been me," she says. "I think about that day all the time. I can't even imagine."

Does This Car Seat Smell Bad To You?

Jody Melto | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC
Jody Melto

Bring up the topic of car seats with some people in the over-40 crowd and prepare to hear stories of how they faced vehicular peril without the aid of a plush, ergonomically designed, high-priced Barcalounger.