Pregnant – Stop Driving?

Are you pregnant? Are you asking yourself, “when should I stop driving while pregnant or can I drive the whole pregnancy?” You can drive during your whole pregnancy as long as you feel comfortable and can   safely maneuver the car. Some women find they are exceptionally tired and driving while sleepy is similar to driving…

Next Step: Harnessing

The next step after selecting the right child restraint and installing it,  is harnessing. You are likely using a 5-point harness car seat, which contacts your child in strongest five points of the body: both shoulders, the hips and the crotch.  A 5-point harness spreads the crash force evenly over the child. 1. If your…

Car Seat Installation

You’ve selected your car seat, now it’s time for car seat installation. According to Safe Kids, 75 % of parents get their car seat installation wrong. It’s understandable, there are a lot of factors to a proper install and every seat and car multiply those factors. Location Front seat or back seat? Obviously, car seats…

Selecting a Car Seat

Did you know that, according to Safe Kids, 75% car seats have some sort of mistake? Some studies say up to 90%. Either way car crashes are the leading cause of preventable death for children ages 1 to 13. Selection is the first step.  But which seat is the right car seat or the best…

Safe Driving During Pregnancy

Generally, your baby is well protected during pregnancy. While traveling by car is inherently risky, it’s even more so during pregnancy. So how do you ensure safe driving during pregnancy? The University of Michigan estimates an average of 170,000 pregnant women experience a car crash every year.  These crashes are the leading cause of death…