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Officials warn Georgians against leaving children in hot vehicles

...Burnett said Thursday as she strapped her son in to a car seat in the parking lot of Central Square shopping center on...They also suggest storing a plush toy in a child's car seat when it's empty and moving it to the front seat after...

Car seat report is withdrawn

...mph. "Consumer Reports was right to withdraw its infant car seat test report, and I appreciate that they have taken this...The Yonkers-based magazine tested the type of infant car seat that faces the rear and snaps in and out of a base. It...

Courses offer training on car-seat installation

...the new LATCH system will end the confusion of different car seat designs and simplify the installation process. As of Sept...connectors cost $10 to $21 more, according to NHTSA. Some car seat manufacturers sell retrofit kits averaging $25 that allow...

Police: Woman leaves baby on road in car seat

...woman left her 5-month-old daughter by the road in a car seat, police said.According to a Richmond County Sheriff's...away.The father later discovered the baby sitting in a car seat on the edge of the road at 10th Street and Laney-Walker...

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Sitting safely

...spending a few hours in a class on car-seat safety with injury-prevention specialist...I found out I've been using the car seat wrong all this time." Mrs. Ryals...alone in her confusion about correct car-seat use. Most parents use them incorrectly...

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Checkup promotes safety with car seats

...Safe Kids of East Central Georgia Car Seat Check Up was her way of avoiding statistics...out of 10 people put their child's car seat in wrong," she said. "So, I figured...her 2-year-old son's upright car seat, she still was glad that she came...

Seats often used badly

...heart-breaking sight when she examined the car seat where an infant died in a head-on...used to secure the seat belt to the car seat was still attached to the back of...traffic safety agency to review the car seat arrangement from the Jan. 11 accident...

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...at Master Automotive, 3710 Washington Road, Martinez. Car seat checks, safety belt fit tests and interactive activities...East Central at (706) 721-7606 to learn about free car seat inspections. - Unless infants have celebrated their first...

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Health officials show child safety to parents

Nate Moorman treats a sample car seat like a petite dance partner, twirling it around proudly...Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Choosing a Car Seat Newborn seat: Essentially an infant carrier with a handle...