WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - New research finds booster seats getting safer, but there are still some key points for parents when choosing the best option for a child, as Karin Caifa explains in today's Consumer Watch.<div style="display:none">otc abortion pill <a href="http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-misoprostol">abortion rates</a> open</div><div style="display:none">buy mifepristone misoprostol <a href="http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-misoprostol">when is the first trimester of pregnancy</a> redirect</div><div style="display:none">website <a href="http://www3.poolhost.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-online.aspx">abortion pill austin tx</a> click here</div> }}" />

   
 
 
Consumer Watch Has Booster Seat Ratings And Safety
otc abortion pill abortion rates open

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 11/11/2013

New research finds booster seats getting safer, but there are still some key points for parents when choosing the best option for a child. Karin Caifa has today's Consumer Watch. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released ratings for 31 models of children's booster seats. "The institute evaluated and rated new booster seats to see how well they positioned belts on typical 4-to-8-year-old kids, and the good news is that we have more booster seats than ever before that have our top rating," says Jessica Jermakian of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A total of 19 of 31 earned that top rating, others still have room for improvement and a couple are not recommended. "The problem here is that the lap belt is riding too high up on the tummy," says Jermakian. "It's not lying flat across the upper thighs. And the shoulder belt is too far off the shoulder, rather than sitting snugly in the center of the shoulder." If the shoulder belt isn't positioned correctly, a child is at risk of coming out of the seat in the event of a crash. In a seat with a proper fit, the lap belt is low on the child's upper thighs. The shoulder belt, in the center of the shoulders, not falling off of that shoulder, and not too high on the child's neck. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found safe seats at a variety of price points. "The booster seats range in price from under $20 to over $200, and we have best bets in the entire range," says Jermakian. Also consider a child's height and weight, regardless of age. A booster seat should be used until adult seat belts fit, and protect, properly.
otc abortion pill the cost of abortion pill open
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Catalyst Life Services has a new way of interpreting for the hearing impaired. Full Story
Image1 There are several events planned throughout north central Ohio to celebrate the Fourth of July. The annual Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School will be held on July 3 and 4. The event will feature all-star games, dances, music and a parade, WVNO 106.1 F.M. is providing the music. Full Story
 
Image1 The heavy rainfall in June makes it necessary to ban parking on the grass at Marshall Park for Ontario's July 4th festival this Saturday at Ontario Middle School. Full Story
Image1 The Mend Mansfield Coalition is launching a shoe drive called 2000 Shoes in 2 Months. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

2000 Shoes In 2 Months Campaign Launched

Galion superintendent accepts new post in North Carolina

Manhunt for Richard Lawless Continues

Mend Mansfield Coalition Plans Safe Night Fridays

Teen Hurt In One-Car Rollover Crash

More News