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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.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

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TxDOT Offering Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

Are you struggling to secure your child’s safety seat in the car? Are you even using the correct one? The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to help answer these questions.

09/17/2013

A driver buckles his seat belt before starting up his car. (credit: SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Enforcement Underway

Increased enforcement of the Click It or Ticket campaign starts today, and law enforcement officials across the state will be watching extra close for drivers, adult passengers and children who are not buckled up properly.

05/21/2012

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

Study Finds Carpooling Parents Often Skip Safety Seats

Most parents make sure their child uses a booster seat in the car. But a new study found that many parents confess they don’t insist on safety seats when their kids carpool.

01/31/2012