We’re coming up on the second birthday of the twins in just over a month, which means the hubby and I have been talking a lot about car seats these days. Their current car seats are suited to grow with them until they’re practically in Kindergarten, but we’ve still got them rear-facing as far as position. My original plan was to turn them around after their second birthday, but now, I think I may have watched one too many crash test videos. At this point, I NEVER want to turn them around! The thought scares me!Child Car-Seat Rules That Are Mostly Ignored #childsafety Click To Tweet
So, in my quest to find every excuse in the book to NOT turn them around (at least until they need to get their learner’s permits…HA!) I’ve unearthed quite a bit of important information that needs to be shared. In lieu of that, keep the following in mind:
The car seat should be an essential piece of equipment if you have a baby or young child. But only if it is fitted correctly! Unfortunately this is not always the case. A recent survey suggests that as many as 1 in 3 car seats are not fitted correctly; leaving your child vulnerable if you have an accident.