Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...General Motors Institute ? now Kettering University ? and started his own company engineering products like children's car seats.In 2008, tired of high gas prices and the country's dependence on foreign oil, he started working on a fuel-efficient...

Athens police to inspect child seats

...They are being done in coordination with SafeKids Athens.Police said in a statement that 80 percent of child safety seats are not installed properly. They're inviting motorists to have their car seats inspected by a certified technician.

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...agrees to recall 1.9 million infant car seatsDETROIT - Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.The recall came after a...

Tips to make family outings with teens fun

...phases.First, there's the exhausting period of travel with crying babies who need diapers, bottles, strollers, car seats and naps.Then come the golden years, when kids can handle long rides and long walks, when they actually think scavenger...

Child car seats will be checked at dealership

...Four out of every five children's car seats in the Augusta area are used improperly...of East Central Georgia will check car seats Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30...enough, Ms. Hopkins said. When car seats are installed improperly, children...

Checkup promotes safety with car seats

...through the dealership's garage. "There's just so many parents out there that are either buying the wrong kinds of car seats for their car, or they're not securing the seat belt through it properly," said Jane Parsons, a Safe Kids volunteer...

Ga. House votes to require car seats up to age 8

...fine for not strapping children 8 years and younger into car seats under legislation passed today by the House of Representatives...sent to the Senate House Bill 279 that raises the age for car seats from 4 and imposes a $100 fine for a second offense...

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Safety of nearly 900,000 infant car seats investigated

...investigation into the safety of nearly 900,000 infant carrier-car seats because of complaints that the seat's handle can unlatch...recalled 800,000 of its combination infant carrier-car seats because of a faulty handle. When the seat was used as...

Car seat report is withdrawn

...retracted a negative report on infant car seats that left many parents worried about...have discouraged them from using car seats." In an interview, Ms. Nason...doubts among many parents about their car seats despite the "very rigorous standard...

Courses offer training on car-seat installation

...difficulty strapping their children into car seats. The technicians who teach proper...said. The agency says 80 percent of car seats are incorrectly installed, leading...it has not been available in many car seats until recently, partly because it...