Can Infants Ride in a Tractor Trailer

As a parent and a truck driver, you may find yourself in a situation where you must bring your infant along on a long-haul trip. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) does not prohibit children from riding in commercial vehicles, including tractor-trailers. Therefore, it is up to the trucking company to decide its own […]

What To Do With Used Car Seats

If it’s time to get a new car seat for your child, but you can’t afford the cost of a new one, don’t worry — there are plenty of ways to recycle those used seats. This article will examine some of the most responsible ways to reuse or recycle a used children’s car seat and […]

What If My Child is Injured in an Accident?

Children are much smaller than adults, and they don’t have the physical strength that adults have either. Those two characteristics make children far more exposed and vulnerable to severe injuries than adults. In the event of severe injuries to a child or the tragedy of a wrongful death, families suddenly suffer overwhelming medical bills coupled […]

Would Seatbelt Laws Make School Buses Safer?

It seems like a no-brainer—seatbelts would definitely increase the safety of school bus riders…right? In reality, the answer to this question isn’t so clear-cut. While proponents claim seatbelts can help in the event of a side crash, critics claim adding seatbelts to buses wouldn’t be worth the cost. Opponents to these seatbelts point out that […]

What if a child is injured but was not in their car seat in Idaho?

Most Idaho residents will face a car accident at some point in their lives. These accidents are usually minor but sometimes can result in serious injuries. In cases where a child is injured, the parents of the child may be able to file a claim against the negligent driver for the child’s injuries. If the […]

When can a baby sit forward facing in a car seat in California?

As of 2018, according to California State Law, babies under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat until they weigh at least 40 pounds OR are at least 40 inches tall. Fact: Children under the age of 2 are FIVE TIMES as safe in a rear facing car seat than in […]

2018 Montana Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) Training Dates

The 2018 Montana Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) Training Dates are: May 3, 2018 – Helena, MT June 7-10, 2018 – Billings, MT June 12-15, 2018 – Glendvine, MT July 10-13, 2018  – Kalispell, MT Class highlights include: Hands-on activities to become familiar with all types of car seats and seat belt systems  Learn […]

Best 2018 Ford Cars, Trucks and SUVs for a Car Seat

Each year, thousands of children become involved in car accidents. As a parent, your top priority is likely to do whatever you can to reduce your child’s risk of getting hurt in the event that a car accident does arise. If that’s the case you’ll likely love our comprehensive article on rear-facing car seats. By […]

Will a 2018 Dodge RAM fit a Car Seat?

One of the leading causes of death and injury for children are motor vehicle accidents. In order to keep your child safe while you’re driving, you should invest in a quality car seat. You should take your child’s age and size into consideration prior to selecting the right car seat for them. Once you’ve found […]