Family road trips can be lots of fun, but if you're traveling with an infant or small child, you need to take extra precautions. Even with a top-seeded car seats, the car can be a dangerous place for babies if parents aren't aware of some of the most common and often overlooked safety hazards. So before you hit the road with your little one, you need to know some of the most common car dangers for babies.
Power windows, loose items in the seat next to your baby, and improperly installed car seats are just a few things that can cause your baby to sustain serious injuries in the event of an accident. In addition to making sure you keep the seats free of loose objects, parents can keep their babies safe by registering their car seats with the manufacturer to stay informed of safety issues and product recalls. Always make sure you keep child safety locks on windows and doors, and never leave your child alone in the car — even if you're just making a quick stop at the store.
Once you've ensured your car is safe for baby, your family can sit back and enjoy the ride.