Tag Archives: Seats

Campaign group urges correct use of child seats

The Toyota Buckle Up For Life campaign is using Child Passenger Safety week in the USA to spread the word on correct child safety seat use. With 75% of child car seats in the USA not being used correctly, a …

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Majority of US child seats incorrectly installed

During the US child passenger safety week, campaign groups are educating parents on the importance of correct child safety seat installation. From September 18th to the 24th, the USA is holding Child Passenger Safety Week, a period of time dedicated …

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Three new child safety seats added to Volvo range

Volvo is encouraging safer use of child seats in cars with the release of three new seats offering greater comfort and safety. Volvo is continuing its tradition of putting safety at the top of its agenda with the release of …

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Choosing and fitting child safety seats

The IAM provides advice to parents on how to choose and fit safety seats to meet the legal requirements and ensure maximum safety for children. The UK’s Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM) is providing parents with advice on the fitting …

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Virtual prototyping helps child seat designer

Future child seats could benefit from extensive pre-production prototyping to improve performance using industry-specific design simulation software. Virtual prototyping specialist company, ESI Group has signed up to a strategic partnership with JMDA, a global child car seat design and development …

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Parents encouraged to strap children in cars this season

Buckle up for Life campaign begins in the USA to encourage parents to make sure children are kept safe in the car during holiday journeys. The USA is currently celebrating its annual Thanksgiving holiday which represents the busiest travel season …

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2015 model child safety seat ratings released

New child safety seats on the US market for 2015 have been analysed and rated by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Today, the USA’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety  (IIHS) is releasing ratings for children’s booster seats on how well …

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Concept interior design re-defines child safety seats

Volvo has unveiled its interior design concept and safety seat that takes a completely new approach to child occupant protection. Making an imaginative leap into the way fundamental notions of motoring are perceived is the foundation of the development of …

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Study shows USA child seat installation ease using LATCH

The IIHS has compared different vehicle makes fitted with the LATCH child seat installation system for ease of use by consumers. Similar to ISOFIX in the European market, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is a system that uses …

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Choosing and using child car seats safely

The IAM provides some advice on choosing the correct car seat for your child and how to use it correctly. With so many child car seats on the market, it can be difficult to choose which is the correct one …

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