• By Allan M Block Blogging Team
  • Posted October 26, 2015

Proper Use Of Child Seats Saves Lives!

Proper Use Of Child Seats Saves Lives!

Properly using child seats offers your children significant protection!

It’s sad but true: the majority of deaths in children ages 1 to 13 are caused by car accidents. Fortunately, as a parent, you can take steps to dramatically minimize this hazard for your own children.

The National Highways Traffic Safety Administration reports that properly using child seats in the car can significantly reduce the risk of fatal car accidents for children. When child safety seats are correctly used for infants, they reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent. For toddlers, the risk is slashed by 54 percent. 246 children under the age of 5 had their lives saved by a child safety seat in 2013.

To make sure you’re properly using your child seats, make sure all harness straps lay flat across your child and fit snugly. Never put children in the front seat, and always face infant’s seats towards the rear of the vehicle.

So that you can focus on protecting your children in the car, let the experts protect your car and your financial wellbeing. For all of your auto insurance needs in Tarrytown, Westchester County, and the rest of New York, contact Allan Block Insurance Agency.