|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on December 31, 2014 at 3:40 PM||comments (47)|
It's that time of the year! Time to light the fires, pull out the thick quilts, and curl up on the couch to sip your hot chocolate!
Most people also think it's time to bundle up the kids and loosen the car seat straps to accommodate their winter clothing. Unfortunately, this is not safe!
We're here to look at the dangers of winter wear i...
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on June 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
Are you expecting a new baby? These tips can keep you and your unborn child safe in the vehicle!
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on April 4, 2014 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Recall Announced - April 4, 2014
Evenflo announced a voluntary recall on several of their child restraint models that used the AmSafe buckle. If you own one of these seats, you can contact Evenflo for a replacement buckle. In the meantime, your seat is still...Read Full Post »
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on March 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
Not sure where your child's car seat harness should be coming from in relation to the child's shoulders? It is actually very important, and you don't want your child riding around with an improperly placed harness!
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on February 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM||comments (0)|
Graco Children's Products has issued a recall on certain models of the ARGOS 70, CLASSIC RIDE 50, COMFORT SPORT, COZY CLINE, MY RIDE 65, MY RIDE 70, MY RIDE W/SAFETY SURROUND, NAUTILUS, NAUTILUS ELITE, SIZE 4 ME 70, MYSIZE 70, HEADWISE 70, and SMARTSEAT with manufacture dates between 2009 and July 2013.
The crotch bu...
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on January 16, 2014 at 12:45 AM||comments (0)|
Have you seen this video making its way around the web? We're very happy to see that this security camera caught an occurrence with a happy ending, but we know all too well what could have happened to this little baby.
Infant car seats are not designe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on January 3, 2014 at 10:25 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on November 27, 2013 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
By now, you've probably seen one of the many news articles posted around the internet about the new LATCH laws going into effect in 2014, and you're probably pretty confused.
What is the law changing?Read Full Post »
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on November 26, 2013 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
Have you been in an accident? Not sure of what to do about your car seats? One of our admins walks you through her experiences after being in a severe collision with her children on August 11, 2013.
Megan and her three childre...Read Full Post »
|Posted by beyondthecarseatminimums_alabama on November 26, 2013 at 11:45 AM||comments (2)|
How tight is tight enough?
You don't want the harness of your car seat so tight that it's squishing your child, but you definitely don't want it too loose either! To get the correct tightness for a child in a harnessing seat, use the pinch test. If you can easily pinch the harness webbing at the child's shoulders, it's too loose! Your fingers should be able to easily...Read Full Post »