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Today, most cars have seat belt systems that have what’s called a “pre-crash locking system,” such as a locking latchplate or locking retractor. Older cars or, rarely, when a system is broken, additional steps must be taken to ensure a car seat is secure in the vehicle. Below are guidelines on how to install a car seat in the various ways. Please contact a local car seat technician to ensure your child’s car seat is installed as safe as possible.


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Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children, due in large part to the non-use or improper use of child safety seats and seat belts.  Child safety seats and booster seats save lives.  They offer the absolute best protection for children in the event of a crash.

Child Restraint Re-use After Minor Crashes

Always read and follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for your child’s safety seat. Some manufacturers always recommend that a child safety seat be replaced after any crash.Contact the manufacturer for guidance.

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