Car Seat Safety Check Resource

This post is sponsored by Cars.com. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

There is a huge difference in shopping for a car when you don’t have kids and when you do. There are a lot of factors to consider every time your family grows. 

Top priority for my husband and I on our last car purchase?
Can you fit three carseats in a row?


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When you add little ones to your vehicle, it really makes a difference in the deciding factors for purchasing a vehicle, whether you are buy new or used. 

Here are some tips if you are looking for a new car and have little ones in car seats.

Do your research. There are as many makes and models of car seats as there are cars! It is very helpful to know what kind of car seat you will be using or need before beginning you car hunt. Look for a car seat that will grow with your child. Bring the car seat with you and put it in the car you are considering purchasing.

Cars.com has a rating for every make and model with their car seat check. Head to their site to find out how your currant or dream car rates. Or to find out which car made the honor roll in their 2017 Car Seat Check!

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Know your car seat laws. Did you know that every state has it’s own laws about car seats? Some states require children to be rear facing until they are 2 years olds. Educate yourself on your state car seat laws before beginning your car seat and car hunt.

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Take advantage of a car seat technician and Cars. comWhether you are installing a car seat for the first time or sixth time it can be a challenge to install the car seat correctly. Cars.com has trained Car Seat Technicians ready to help you install your car seat correctly at anytime. Check their site for easy tutorials for installation. 

Our children are our most precious things in the world! Their safety are worth the extra time and research.

Happy Driving!
Keikilani

5 thoughts on “Car Seat Safety Check Resource

  • October 27, 2017 at 8:59 pm
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    This is awesome. We get my niece three days a week so I need to brush up on car seat safety. It’s bee many years since son has been in one.

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  • October 27, 2017 at 9:26 pm
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    New York is one of the rear facing until 2 states. I feel bad for my giant monster baby but she’s only got a few more months before I can turn her around

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  • October 27, 2017 at 9:39 pm
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    Car seat safety is something I am super strict about. Ask my husband. Lol he wishes I had given up and gone to boosters a long time ago.

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  • October 27, 2017 at 11:47 pm
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    Installing car seats correctly is so important. I have always had ours checked with all the kids multiple times by certified techs. Sadly I have discovered that sometimes even the nurses from the hospital upon discharge don’t always know even how to buckle them in correctly.

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  • October 28, 2017 at 7:56 am
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    My top tip for choosing a car seat would be to NEVER buy second hand. You never know if the person selling has been in an accident, and if they have, the car seat won’t work to protect little ones as it should do in the event of another one 🙁

    Louise x

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