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New Jersey's New Car Seat Law Gets Child Safety Right

By Jennifer Newman on August 31, 2015


On Sept. 1, a new law goes into effect in New Jersey that will have parents reevaluating how their kids ride in their car seats. Parents of infants and toddlers in New Jersey could be turning their forward-facing child-safety seats… Read More

New Jersey's New Car Seat Law Gets Child Safety Right

By Jennifer Newman on August 31, 2015

On Sept. 1, a new law goes into effect in New Jersey that will have parents reevaluating how their kids ride in their car seats. Parents of infants and toddlers in New Jersey could be turning their forward-facing child-safety seats… Read More

2015 Toyota Sienna: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 27, 2015

Sometimes little changes can add up to a big improvement. That's the case for the Toyota Sienna minivan, which underwent some minor revisions for the 2015 model year. We tested the 2015 Sienna earlier this year, but decided to revisit… Read More

Car Seat Review: Muv Kussen Infant Car Seat

By Jennifer Geiger on August 26, 2015

A quick look at car-seat misuse statics reveals something parents know all too well: installing a car seat correctly isn't easy. One of the toughest parts is securing it as tightly as possible so your little one is safely and… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Traverse: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 25, 2015

Chevrolet's Traverse has one of the biggest cargo areas in the three-row SUV class. That coupled with a roomy second row and newly standard OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot functionality (data subscription required) should really make it… Read More

2015 Lincoln Navigator Nails Third-Row Comfort

By By Sara Lacey on August 24, 2015

As many families know, just because a vehicle has a third row does not mean it's functional, let alone comfortable. Three-row SUVs can be the trickiest of all; their size makes you believe that there's loads of space for passengers,… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on August 20, 2015

UPDATED AUG. 20, 2015: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than… Read More

2016 Hyundai Tucson: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 18, 2015

Families shopping for a compact crossover have too many options. The class is loaded with comfortable, affordable entries – and it just got another member. The 2016 Hyundai Tucson is redesigned with more passenger and cargo room as well as… Read More

What's the Best Three-Row Seat Configuration for School Duty?

By By Sara Lacey on August 14, 2015

The "kiss-and-go" lane at your child's school could also be called "stress and go" when things don't go smoothly. In the hundreds of hours I've spent dropping off and picking up kids, I've made a few observations about keeping things… Read More

Recall Alert: Britax Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight and Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seats

By Jennifer Geiger on August 13, 2015

Models Affected: Britax Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight and Marathon ClickTight convertible car seats manufactured between Aug. 1, 2014, and July 29, 2015. According to Britax, only seats with the following model numbers are affected: E9LT95Q, E9LT95Z, E9LT95N, E1A025Q, E9LT86F, E1A135Q,… Read More

2015 Honda Odyssey: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 13, 2015

When fully loaded, Honda's Odyssey minivan seems to have it all: a vacuum cleaner, a cool box for keeping drinks chilled, a rear entertainment system and plenty of places to charge devices. We last installed car seats into a 2014 Odyssey.… Read More