The safest placement for your car seat

Cynthia Crothers, Car Seat Specialist, shares advice for parents on what the safest placement is to put your child's car seat
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The safest placement for your car seat

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The safest place in any vehicle is the back seat, center rear. So the rear, center of the vehicle, is the safest place. We always try and put our babies -- we're having one child and it's an infant -- We try and put our seats in the center, rear seat because if you have a hit from either side, the car seat is going to move in a little bit, towards that setting position and could cause some trauma to the child. The center seat is the safest place, from front to back, and side to side. Once in a while, we can't get a child's seat in the driver rear because the driver's seat is set too far back. Then we have to place a baby behind the passenger. The number one safest place for your child in your car, is the center rear. If you don't have a center rear in your car, you have a four seater car, not a five seater car; it's behind the passenger.


Cynthia Crothers, Car Seat Specialist, shares advice for parents on what the safest placement is to put your child's car seat

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Cynthia Crothers

Car Seat Specialist

Cynthia Crothers of KidzSeatz Carseat Installation Service is a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Specialist in Los Angeles and New Jersey. Cindy is the mother of five daughters and has six grandchildren.  An eager student, Cindy had the opportunity to go through a five day training with Sit Safe, the VW and Audi CPS training program. Amazed at how car seats and car seat safety has changed over the years, Cindy became a strong advocate for child passenger safety starting with her own grandchildren. Thousands of families later, she currently offers detailed hands-on training sessions for parents and caregivers. A parent needs to know how to customize and reinstall their car seat correctly and use it correctly for their child to have the best chance of surviving a crash. Vehicles are the number one killer of children under 16 years old. To Cindy, nothing is more important in protecting children on the move.

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