It’s a scary statistic, but in many locations, child safety seat installation error and misuse rates reach close to 95%. This web site is designed to help you learn more about carseats, their selection, installation, and use to keep your child as safe as possible.
The top 3 mistakes parents and caregivers make when using carseats are not installing the carseat tightly enough, not tightening the harness enough, and having the chest clip too low. On each page here, you will learn how and why you should use a particular technique to make your child safe in your vehicle. This website works in conjunction with your vehicle and carseat manuals as a resource, but ultimately your vehicle and carseat manufacturers have the final word on installation and use since each combination varies and any advice offered here can only serve as a guideline.