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Our mission: to save lives, prevent injuries, & reduce economic costs due to road traffic, crashes, through education, research, safety standards, & enforcement
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NHTSA 2h
Even if you think your child is in & it’s installed correctly, it doesn’t hurt to doublecheck:
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NHTSA 6h
On average, 37 children each year die from being left in a hot car. Please, always .
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NHTSA 7h
Check now to make sure your child is in the right car seat or booster seat for their age and size, and that the...
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NHTSA Sep 20
Thanks to everyone who participated in our chat and RT’d! Looking for more info? Visit us:
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NHTSA Sep 20
We have instructional videos available at .
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NHTSA Sep 20
Contact the manufacturer for specific guidance.
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NHTSA Sep 20
Cut the straps and contact local resources to see if you can recycle it.
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NHTSA Sep 20
All seats have to meet the same safety standards. For more information visit:
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NHTSA Sep 20
Juan has some great moves in this installment of The Wide World of Car Seats! But can he choose ?
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NHTSA Sep 20
We are starting to wind down... Do you have questions about child passenger safety? Let us know! Just ask with !
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NHTSA Sep 20
Provide facts, not opinions, to other parents, and praise them for a job well done. Visit for info.
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NHTSA Sep 20
Light layers are a safer option for all passengers in your vehicle.
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NHTSA Sep 20
A thicker coat may create excess space between a child’s body and a seat belt, which may result in injury in a crash.
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NHTSA Sep 20
The right installation could save your child’s life:
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NHTSA Sep 20
Also, some ridesharing services in some cities offer an option that includes car seats.
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NHTSA Sep 20
Consider purchasing a lightweight seat that is just for travel and that is easy to install in most cars.
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NHTSA Sep 20
Join us in the Wide World of Car Seats as Lisa figures out how to ride safely with a child!
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NHTSA Sep 20
We recommend that car seats be replaced following a moderate or severe crash. For more info, visit: .
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NHTSA Sep 20
Replying to @MakeItAllWork
If it did not come with the car seat, you need to check with the manufacturer to see if it is okay to use.
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NHTSA Sep 20
Your local inspection station can help you with car seat installation. Click to find one close to you:
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