seattle auto accident booster seat safety
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has given 15 new booster seats its top rating for safety, according to a recent press release from the organization. The booster seats first appeared on the U.S. market in 2012.
The 15 newly-introduced booster seats join 32 other seats that are recommended by the IIHS for child passenger safety. Booster seats are designed for children who are too large for child safety seats, but not yet big enough for a seat belt to fit them properly when they are seated in a car. The booster seat lifts the child up so that both the lap and shoulder portions of the belt fit properly, providing the necessary protection from passenger injuries if the car is involved in an accident. Read the rest »