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Consumer Reports test on combination child seats finds fault with five models

But there are some significant caveats

But it's important to read the small print.

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Best seat covers for your car | Autoblog's picks

Interior looking drab? Spice it up with some new seat covers

Interior looking drab? Spice it up with some new seat covers.

Ownership
Infant car seats, child booster seats: Here are 9 of our favorites

There are lots of choices, but here are a few we like.

We've included our favorite infant seats, convertible seats and booster seats.

How to Make Your Car Driver's Seat More Comfortable

With the holidays approaching, the time you spend in the driver’s seat is bound to increase.

How to Replace a Power Seat Switch

Power seat position and operation is controlled through the power seat switch.

How to Anchor a Child Safety Seat

Keeping your family safe in your vehicle is of paramount importance, no matter where you are.

Child Car Seat Laws For All States

The American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children under the age of two ride rear-facing in a child safety seat.

10 Best Car Seat Cushions and Covers

Comfort level while driving is significantly affected by the condition of your vehicle's seats.

How to Register Your Child's Car Seat

If your child rides in a car safety seat, it’s a good idea to register the seat with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or your car seat manufacturer (if not both).

10 Best Convertible Car Seats

Making sure your child is safe while traveling in an automobile is of primary importance.

Installing a car seat for a newborn

Becoming a parent is one of life's major milestones, and it comes with a lot of new responsibilities.

ETC
Two dads create device to prevent kid deaths in hot cars

There's a glimmer of something brilliant in Sense-A-Life, the small connected device developed by a couple of dads to make sure kids don't get left in hot cars.

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Kids sitting in rear seats are vulnerable in certain car crashes

Safety watchdog details dangers children face due to 'seatback collapse.'

Have parents unknowingly been putting their kids in the wrong seat all along?

Official
DOT announces $10M fine for Graco car seat recall

The Department of Transportation is fining Graco $10 million for delaying its recall of 6.1 million car seats last year. The safety campaign began because latches on some of the company's products could be very difficult to unfasten, which could put children in danger.

Feds Probe Possible Delay In Graco Recall Of 6.1 Million Child Seats

NHTSA to investigate largest such recall in history

The federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe on US roads is investigating whether child car-seat manufacturer Graco delayed in recalling millions of defective car seats.

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Feds 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.

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Feds probe possible delay in Graco children's car seat recall

NHTSA opens timeliness query into company's handling of defective latches

The federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe on U.S. roads is investigating whether child car-seat manufacturer Graco delayed in recalling millions of defective car seats.

Graco 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.

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How IndyCar technology wound up in your kid's car seat [w/video]

This Built America: Dorel Juvenile Group

"What I'm assembling is potentially going to save someone's life. You can't just go anywhere to get that." – Mark Evanko

Recalls
Evenflo recalls 1.37 million car seats for issue with harness buckle

One month ago, it was Graco car seats that were in our headlines, following a 4.2-million-unit recall over reports of parents having to cut their children out of the seats after the buckles seized. Now, Graco's competitor, Evenflo, is in the hot seat (no pun intended).

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