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Car Seat and Booster Update: Safer Even for the Bigger Kids

You may hear otherwise from the peanut gallery of kids climbing into your backseat, but here are the facts: children should be riding in car seats or boosters for longer than you think. This new study shows that even heavier kids--who might argue that they are big enough to be out of a car seat--benefit from being properly restrained.

Crash Experts Find Car Seats Protect Overweight Kids, Too

Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention studied nearly 1,000 1- to 8-year-old children involved in crashes and found no evidence of increased...Read More