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Surprising cause of infant deaths: Car seats used for naps when not in car

They're a safety device in a vehicle — but not when they're not

They're a safety device in a vehicle — but not when they're not.

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Watch toddler in carseat tumble from moving car

Child was OK after the seat goes flying

Child was OK after the seat goes flying

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Maxi-Cosi AxissFix Air is the world's first child seat with airbags

It's expensive, but worth it

The world of child car seats is vast and varied. There are dozens of companies that offer hundreds of options, each offering different levels of protection for smaller occupants. Maxi-Cosi, one of the first companies to introduce child seats in Europe back in the 1980s, has introduced a new level of protection with its AxissFix Air. It's the first child seat with a built-in airbag.

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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 Anchor a Child Safety Seat

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

Child Seat Safety Laws in All States

According to the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP), children under the age of 13 should always ride in the backseat of the car, in a car safety seat appropriate for their height, weight, and age.

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.

How to Dispose of an Old Child Car Seat

Car seats are an integral part of owning a car when you have a child.

How to Check a Car’s Child Safety Seat

Method 2 of 2: Check a forward-facing child safety seat installation Step 1: Check the position of the safety seat in the car.

How to Keep a Child From Unlocking Seat Belts

Getting kids into the car and buckled in can be a hassle in and of itself, and once the little ones figure out how to unbuckle their own seat belts then there is one more thing to look out for.

On and Off the Road: Parents' Guide to Car Safety

Keeping children safe in and around vehicles requires constant attentiveness for parents.

Car Features for Parents-To-Be

Congratulations, you have a baby on the way! It’s an exciting time in your life -- once you’ve gotten over the panic of being responsible for a little life, that is.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Nevada

In the state of Nevada, seat belt use is mandated by law.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Wyoming

In Wyoming, there are laws in place to protect children from injuries or death in the event of a motor vehicle crash.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, there are laws in place to protect children from injuries or death should they be involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Child Seat Safety Laws in West Virginia

In West Virginia, children in motor vehicles have to be secured using an approved restraint system.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Washington

Car crashes are the main cause of death for children up to the age of 12 all across the country, and many of those deaths can be attributed to improper use (or no use) of restraint systems.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Virginia

When you secure your child in a properly installed child seat, you reduce his or her chances of being injured in a motor vehicle accident by 69%, and of being killed by 71%.

Child Seat Safety Laws in Vermont

Everywhere in the United States, laws are in place to protect young children from being killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes.

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