Having a good car seat for your child doesn’t do any good unless it’s installed right. Safe Kids Worldwide and GM put together a fantastic checklist of five pointers to keep in mind when choosing and putting in a car seat.
5-Point Car Seat Checklist
Click here to download a full-size image to print out from the Safe Kids website.
If you’re still not sure, you can usually visit your local police station or AAA for a professional to double-check that everything is as it should be. Regulations may differ by state as well. 7 out of 10 car seats are not installed correctly. Do you really want your child to be one of those seven if involved in a car accident?