Booster Seats

A young boy gestures from his new child seat. (credit: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

New Booster Safety Ratings Released

New safety ratings are out to help parents keep young children safe in the family car.


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Safety Institute Suggests Booster Seats Until Kids Reach 12

The safety message couldn’t be clearer: seat belts save lives. But, experts are reminding parents that seat belts were built for adults, so children may need to stay in booster seats much longer than is legally required.

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A police officer adjusts the straps on a child safety seat.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Kids Should Stay In Car Seats Longer, Doctors Say

New guidelines for parents say children should ride in rear-facing car seats until they are 2 years old.