When asked for a recommendation for an inexpensive convertible car seat, one of the biggest go-to options are typically the Safety 1st Guide 65 vs Evenflo SureRide (also the Evenflo Titan 65). Both of these seats are comparably priced and will last quite a while both rear and forward facing. Even lower priced options can be found in the comparison between the Cosco Scenera NEXT and Cosco Apt50.
A recent article by a major independent testing company has made the recommendation to switch to a convertible car seat sooner rather than later. The majority of newborns come home in a rear facing only car seat and then switch to a convertible car seat when they outgrow their rear facing only car seats.
RECARO Child Safety and Transport Canada wish to inform the public of a non-compliance involving certain Performance RIDE restraint systems. The date of manufacture on the side of the child restraint was misprinted and may be inconsistent with normal date formats.
Transport Canada wishes to inform the public of a non-compliance with the Sparco No-Back Booster seat. The fabric cover of the affected booster seats does not conform to the flammability requirements indicated in the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
Diono Canada and Transport Canada wish to inform the public of a non-compliance involving certain Diono Cambria booster seats. The fabric cover of the affected booster seats does not conform to the flammability requirements indicated in the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
Is the big Little in your life ready for a backless booster? Maybe your 8 year old is too tall for their high back booster or your 7 year old needs something more portable for carpooling. There are many choices when it comes to backless boosters. How do you choose which booster will work for you? Let’s narrow the options and look at some boosters that cost less than $20.
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In the wake of the Alpha Omega Elite being discontinued, Safety 1st has released its successor, the Grow and Go 3-in-1. With its release comes important questions. How will it stack up to the seat many have both loved and dreaded for well over a decade? Does it fit in vehicles rear facing? Does the booster mode give proper belt fit? Let’s dive right in to the new Safety 1st Grow and Go and find out.
Transport Canada wishes to inform the public that certain Snugli/Embrace 35 (within the model numbers listed above) car seats may have an installation diagram label that incorrectly shows the position of the carry handle when the restraint is installed in the vehicle. In Canada, the handle should be in Position 1 for travel, and the incorrect label shows the handle in Position 4.
My bigger kids are always on the go it seems. School events, friend’s houses, trips with Grandma; they’re never home and need a light weight booster that is easy to use in various vehicles. Enter the Cosco Topside. At 2.5 lbs., even if it doesn’t fit in their back packs, it’s super easy to carry around. Let’s check it out.