Check Car Seats to Ensure Child's Safety
Last updated 10/1/2021 at 12:36pm
As National Child Passenger Safety Week wraps up (Sept. 19-25), new research reveals a concerning gap in child passenger safety awareness. AAA East Central and the National Safety Council are sharing data that sheds light on the extent to which parents and caregivers in the U.S. are informed about car seat installation and use. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 183,000 children were injured in car crashes in 2018, or more than 500 injuries per day.
According to the National Digital Car Seat Check Form (NDCF) database, more than half of al...