You take every precaution to make sure your baby is protected from danger, so familiarizing yourself with car seat rules that could save your baby's life will empower you feel confident your little one is safe while cruising around town with you. Choosing the right seat, installing it properly, and knowing which position your child should be facing are a few of the important safety rules for kids riding in car seats. Since September 18 through 24 is Child Passenger Safety Week, it's the perfect time to brush up on everything you need to know about car seats and proper use.
Whether you are brand new to the car seat game or just need to brush up after having another baby, abiding by these rules will let you know you did everything possible to protect your baby from harm. If you install your car seat and want to make sure you did everything right, find a location near you for National Seat Check Saturday, which is part of Child Passenger Safety Week, and will be on September 24, this year. But don't sweat it if you miss that date. There are certified checkers in almost every city that are happy to help, year round.
Skip the stress when it comes to car seat safety, and go by these nine rules to help keep your precious cargo safe.