Articles About Car Seats
For most pet lovers, dogs are a part of your family and as their owner; you are responsible for their safety both in your home and in your vehicle. Although there currently aren’t any state mandated car seat regulations for dogs, if you consider your pet a family member you should invest in a car seat for dogs to protect them, as well as other passengers and you when they are in a moving vehicle.
With so many choices on the market it is hard to discover which car seat you can get the most use out of before having to buy a new one to meet the growing needs of your child. With most state regulations require that you purchase new car seats for different stages of your child’s life. In the first year, or until your baby weighs over 30lbs, it is mandatory for you to use a rear facing car seat, after that,
Just like there are a variety of infant car seats designed for newborns and babies under 30lbs, there are also several designs and models for car seats for toddlers in the weight range from 30lbs to 100lbs. Although car seat regulations differ from state to state, the majority of regulations state that children that are under one year and under 30lbs must face the rear of the vehicle to avoid injury from an airbag, and distraction to the driver.
Unless you are going to carry your infant home from the hospital, one of the most important safety devices you will need to purchase is a car seat. Car seats for infants come in a variety of designs specifically constructed for infants based on height, weight and age. If you are shopping for an infant car seat, there are several important features to research and look for to ensure you are choosing not only the safest car seat, but one that can be versatile and easy to transport.
It is nearly inevitable that at some point in your vehicle’s lifetime you will either transport a child or a dog. We all know that for many reasons your car’s interior will undergo significant wear and tear as well as unexpected spills, stains and sometimes it seems like an entire meal can be found between the seats, under the seat and on the floor of your vehicle. Since children, pets and a clean vehicle have very little in common; there are several ways to protect your interior and specifically your car seats from the destruction they will have to endure.