The child passenger safety community is abuzz with the news that Britax has released a new rear facing only car seat. The Endeavours is similar to the B-Safe 35 Elite, but it also features an anti-rebound bar on the base and European belt routing on the carrier. Intrigued? So were we!
We’ve sent a team of CSFTL representatives to a number of large trade shows like the ABC Kids Expo and the JPMA Baby Show. Beyond that, we’re able to send our team members to local shows as well!Two of our team members were able to attend the LA Baby Show and see what a local show is all about!
When our Facebook group began in 2011, we had no idea how much we’d grow. We couldn’t envision reaching 10,000 members, let alone the 250,000 member milestone that we reached this week! Our story started with a commitment to helping caregivers select, install, and use their car seats properly; it has expanded.
The second part of our journey through the ABC Kids Expo 2017 started once again with a visit to the coffee cart/food court (more about the first part here). Since we were here last year, that area of the Convention Center has undergone a significant remodel, and it’s much nicer now! I know you were all wondering, so there you go.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again! No, not just the time of fabulous fall weather and impending holidays, it’s time to enter a giant expo hall full of car seats and assorted baby gear to check out the 2017 ABC Kids Expo!
The addition of the JPMA show to the lineup of expos this year translates to fewer car seat manufacturers attending ABC Kids, so we’re cramming most of our schedule into one really full day but spreading it into two great articles for your reading pleasure.
Peg Perego has introduced a new version of their rear facing only Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35 car seat — the 4-35 Primo Viaggio Nido. This update offers some additional features on both the base and the carrier. Let’s take a look!
Every time a new car seat arrives for review, we meet the box with excitement. Often, we share pictures with our team and start chatting about how easy or hard it is to install, what the covers are like, how our kids fit in the seat, and a whole lot more.
Diono has issued a recall for some Radian, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier car seats made between 2013 and 2017. When installed with the lap belt only these seats may not perform properly in a crash.
The Monterey XT is a great booster for any booster-ready child, especially those with larger builds. It is easy to install and use. The lower anchor connectors, cup holders, and adjustable width are all very nice features that make this seat uniquely customizable. While it is bulky and won’t work well in a three-across situation, the Diono Monterey XT is definitely a great seat for bigger littles.
We’d like to extend our reach into the real world and bring more CPSTs into their communities by offering a sponsorship program for new Child Passenger Safety Technicians. This sponsorship program extends our reach beyond our online presence and into the place where we do our best work — in the real-world situations that are the heart of what we do as CPSTs.