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AddFeds probe possible delay in Graco recall of 6.1M child seats [w/video]

NHTSA To Investigate Largest Such Recall In History

Collectively, the 6.1 million seats comprise the largest recall of children's car seats in U.S. history.

1Graco Recalls Another 1.9 Million Car Seats

The move makes it the largest recall of its kind in history

After months of disputing a safety problem even existed, Graco has agreed to recall 1.9 million children's car seats affected by defective buckles.

7Graco adding 403K carseats to recall, NHTSA pushing for 1.8 million

Graco, the carseat manufacturer that recalled 3.8 million toddler and booster seats back in February has just added an extra 403,000 seats to its recall. That's arguably not the big news, though - the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants a further 1.8 million infant seats added to the recall.

10Car seat manufacturer Graco recalling 3.8-million toddler and booster seats

Parents that move their tykes around with the help of a Graco car seat should take note - the company has announced that it's recalling 3.8-million units from model years 2009 to 2013, over concerns that children could become trapped.

152NHTSA: More than 1/3 of kids killed in car crashes weren't in car seats or wearing belts

As awful as it is hearing about a child that was killed in a car crash, it's even worse to hear that many of these deaths were likely preventable. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a study of vehicle crashes from 2011 that found that more than a third of kids (under the age of 13) who were killed in these crashes were not wearing seat belts or strapped into a car seat. Furthermore, another study from General Motors shows that a quarter of parents and caregivers drive ar

179Child Jumps From Car And On To Freeway

What you can do to keep your child safe

An 8-year-old girl leapt out of her mother's speeding car and onto the I-94 freeway near Mt. Elliot, Mich., remarkably sustaining only minor injuries.

47UK judge finds mom culpable for child's injuries because of incorrect child seat

Any time a parent's poor judgment results in harm or injury to a child, it's a sad case. This story, however, seems particularly tragic. According to The Telegraph, a British woman whose daughter was seriously injured in a car crash was found negligent and partially responsible for her daughter's injuries because the girl was riding in an inappropriate child safety seat.

30Vancouver using 3D optical illusion to scare motorists into safer driving?

Safety organizations and the District of West Vancouver, Canada are joining forces to build awareness about careful driving during the start of the school year. Thanks the work of the BCAA Traffic Safety Association, drivers motoring down 22nd Street in West Vancouver will be met with a 3D image of a girl chasing a ball across the street. No one is saying exactly how the tech works, but it's meant to be a wakeup call for drivers who may be distracted or otherwise not paying enough attention to t

10Consumer Reports names pair to review child seat tests

Consumer Reports has named two men to head up a review of its controversial child safety seat tests. About a month ago, Consumer Reports withdrew its headline-making analysis of child car safety seats. The tests at first seemed to indicate most seats were not adequate to protect children in side impacts. After criticism that the tests were faulty, the nonprofit group retracted the results.

39Consumer Reports admits mistakes in testing child seats

Say what you will about Consumer Reports, but for many they are THE source for product-buying advice. So earlier this month, when CR said most (10 out of 12, actually) rear-facing chid safety seats failed their side-impact tests, people paid attention.

25Britney Spears giving her all to promote child seat safety

Pop star Britney Spears is doing more for the promotion of child car seat safety than the industry could have ever possibly hoped for, and yet she hasn't earned a dime. The starlet recently committed her second child seat faux pas when she put son Sean Preston in a car seat facing forwards in the back of her Mini Cooper convertible. While California vehicle code doesn't specify which way the child seat should be facing, it does mandate that motorists follow federal guidelines, which cl

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