Child Car Seat Safety: Know the Numbers

The car seat safety statistics show that motor vehicle crashes are the the leading cause of death to children ages 3-14 in the United States. During September we recognize Child Passenger Safety week and put extra focus on educating parents about the importance of car seat safety. In 2011, more than 650 children ages 12…

Family Road Trip and Car Seats

Remember as a kid yourself the family road trip? It was an exciting adventure. The car itself was rather boring. But the discovery of new places was exciting. Who doesn’t love a good old American family road trip? Some people fear the thought of traveling with kids on a road trip. But the cost of…

What to Pack for Spring Break with the Kids

What to Pack for Spring Break With Kids It may only be January, but spring break will be here before you know it and many of us will be preparing to go away. No matter where you’re going or how long you’ll be gone, you’re most likely going to need some sort of essentials packed…

The Basics of Crash Dynamics

Since motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the U.S. it maybe helpful to understand a little bit about crash dynamics. During a motor vehicle crash there are actually three collisions that happen: The Vehicle Collision: what happens at the point of impact, whether it comes from the front, back or side….