The Maxi-Cosi Pria 65 has a lot of comfort features and would be a good choice for small, average, and even some tall children (depending on how they carry their height), and will work nicely in a wide variety of vehicles.
The Britax Highpoint is a very nice booster seat that’s easy to use. We’re particularly fond of the plush cover, the lower anchors, and the consistent vehicle seat belt fit that it offered to our young passengers.
Families who don’t find themselves moving booster seats between vehicles too often (or who don’t mind contorting themselves around the seat to move it) and/or families who have children who are prone to overheating will find a solid choice in the Kobuk Booster Seat.
In honor of CPST month, we bring you a first-person account of Lani’s journey to becoming a CPST. We hope that sharing this story inspires other parents to become CPSTs or learn more about child passenger safety!
The KidsEmbrace 2-in-1 Booster Seat has a lot to offer in backless mode. It’s lightweight, offers a consistent belt fit, and is stunningly wide where it counts — in the seating area.
The 18 inch top shoulder belt guide and fairly narrow back area mean that it’s very short-lived in high back mode.
Harmony has issued a recall for their Big Boost Deluxe booster seat due to the possibility of excessive force on the child’s chest in the event of a crash.
A team of CSFTL admins descnded on San Antonio for the Lifesavers conference. During our time at the conference, we saw many things, touched many things, talked to many of our favorite manufacturers, and enjoyed the local flavor. We also earned a lot of Continuing Education Units and enjoyed a pretty thorough Manufacturer Update.
Britax convertible car seats have long been well-respected, easy to use staples of the car seat world. Britax announced that they’re phasing out the G4 series convertibles (Marathon, Boulevard, and Advocate) and replacing them with the Essentials line, which features the Emblem and the Allegiance. We’ll take a look at both the Emblem and the
Every year in the US, an average of 37 children perish when they’re left in vehicles. Most of those are left in those vehicles by accident. A portion of those children are left in those vehicles on purpose — say Mom goes into a store or something like that. Another portion of those 37 deaths happens when preschoolers go back into an unlocked car to get a toy they’ve left behind and find themselves trapped in a car they can’t open.
Inflatable seat belts combine airbags and vehicle seat belts into one high tech package, offering adult passengers an additional, passive level of protection in the event of a crash. The addition of air bags to today’s vehicles offers an important level of additional protection for adult passengers. However, for all the protection that these lifesaving devices offer to adult passengers, they pose some challenges when it comes to car seat installation.