Thursday, August 9, 2012

Reminder to use correct booster and car seats

A new article out by the American Journal of Preventive Medicines says : Few Americans follow recommended us of child passenger restraints:Researchers analyzed data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from 2007 to 2009 and found that the number of Americans using appropriate automobile child restraints was low. The AAP recommends that children use rear-facing car seats until age 2, but the study found that few of them remain in those seats after age 1. The findings appear in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

To read the full article click HERE

As a reminder:
Utah has Child Safety Seat Inspection Stations in every community throughout Utah that work to educate families about the proper use of child safety seats.  Many of these Inspection Stations offer child safety seats and booster seats at a reduced cost to low-income families. To find the nearest location, call the Primary Children's Car Seat Hot Line 801-662-CARS or visit these informative web sites:
We know you want to keep your children safe and we want to help. If you have any questions please ask your pediatrician or visit one of these great websites.

1 comment:

Babyviva said...

Child safety and baby booster seats protect children of all weights, including those on the heavy side.