National Geographic : 1990 Jun
Whatmakes achild seat safe is howan adult uses it. Make sure the harness isn't fastened too loosely. 1 Make sure the harness isfastened oer the child's shoulders. ZZ Make sure you have a seat appropriate to the wight of the child. Make sure the seat faces inthe proper direction.-- Make sure the car's safety belt isrouted through the seat correctly Inthis case, itgoes through the back of the seat Make sure your seat has Labels certifying that it meets federal safety standards. One-third of all child seats aren't used correctly To change that, double check your child's seat. Read all instructions and follow them carefully. Allstate championed safety seats for children long before they became law inall fifty states. That's because a child seat improves a kid's chance of surviving an accident by 70% ifused correctly. For a free booklet by the American Academy of Pediatrics on child SA member of the Sears Financial Network I111 seats,write to: Allstate Consumer Information Center, Dept. 500, PO. Box 7600, Mt. Prospect, IL60056-9961. AII I Let's all make sure child seats are used right all the time. You're ingood hands.