Car Seat Safety - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/3/06

Car Seat Safety

Another sign of the growing problem of childhood obesity. Nearly 300,000 kids in the United States don't fit right in their car seats.

A report in the April issue of Pediatrics says a lot of the car seat models today just aren't big enough for the kids, so parents compensate by buying seats for older kids, which are not appropriate for younger ones who need the five point harness system to be safe.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has more information on selecting the right car seat by (clicking here).

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