Car Seat

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Helps Ease First-Time Parent Jitters

By Joe Bruzek on June 27, 2018

I'm prepared for parents with more than one kid to glare with a judging look at the computer screen over the next 400 words — it's a look I'm especially familiar with after fiv... Read More
Harmony Big Boost Deluxe Booster Seats: Recall Alert

By Jennifer Geiger on May 3, 2018

Seats Affected: Approximately 148,000 Harmony Big Boost Deluxe backless booster seats manufactured between November 1, 2015 and June 24, 2017. You can find your booster's manufacture date on... Read More
Target Offers 20% Off New Car Seat With a Trade-In

By Fred Meier on April 23, 2018

If your child's old safety seat is stained beyond cleaning and worn beyond safe use, or if it's just time to get that growing child a booster seat, Target has a deal for you. Trade the o... Read More
Expecting? Here's What You Need to Know About Car Seats

By Jennifer Newman on March 13, 2018

CARS.COM — I've been there. You learn you are expecting and visions of a tiny, sleeping baby in an impossibly soft pink — or could it be blue? — blanket... Read More
10 Common Car-Seat Mistakes

By Jennifer Newman on March 13, 2018

CARS.COM — As a certified child passenger safety technician, I've seen it all when it comes to car-seat mistakes. Car seats can be confusing, but getting them right is so important. ... Read More
What's the Best Booster Seat for 2017?

By Jennifer Geiger on November 21, 2017

CARS.COM — Booster seats range from basic and inexpensive models to high-end versions with ultra-lux padding and multiple cupholders. Which are safest? Related: Cars.com's Car Seat... Read More
10 Great Holiday Gifts for Car Lovers

By Kelsey Mays on November 7, 2017

CARS.COM — Given Santa's preference for transportation without wheels, brakes or gas, it's safe to say your family's resident car enthusiast won't find a pair of gift-wrapp... Read More
Diono Convertible Car Seats: Recall Alert

By Jennifer Geiger on October 12, 2017

CARS.COM Car Seats Affected: Approximately 519,000 Diono convertible car seats that transition to booster seats, including certain Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica and... Read More
Child-Safety Advocates: Take Time to Tether

By Jennifer Geiger on September 20, 2017

CARS.COM — Car seats offer lifesaving protection in a crash, but only if they're used correctly — and according to Safe Kids Worldwide, 3 out of 4 aren't. This week is Child ... Read More
How Cars.com Conducts Car Seat Checks

By Jennifer Geiger, Jenni Newman and Matt Schmitz on September 19, 2017

CARS.COM — At Cars.com, we have three certified child passenger safety technicians who install and write our Car Seat Checks, helping to shed a little light on the often complicated and co... Read More