child safety

  • inflating rear seatbelts

    The inflating rear seatbelts first introduced with the 2011 Ford Explorer are finally trickling down to other vehicles. In a release, Ford stated that the 2013 Ford Flex and some yet to be named Lincoln vehicles will be installed with the safety technology by this summer. While the company specifically mentioned the Ford Flex, the identities of the Lincoln vehicles adding the technology remains unknown. The three-row luxury crossover 2013 Lincoln MKT and MKS sedan seem to be likely candidates as they share some structural pieces with the Ford Flex. Currently, inflatable belts can only be...

  • Airbags & Baby Seats
    How Safe Is Your Baby's Car Seat? Toxic Chemicals Found

    In any sort of a car accident, you'd want to know that a baby or toddler travelling in a special seat would be protected as thoroughly as possible, and several regulations exist to ensure this is the case. What you might not be aware of is the damage the seats could be doing to your baby's health...

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    Mandatory Rear-View Cams Help Avoid Back-Over Child Deaths

    The unthinkable can happen all too easily. In the large vehicles that many of us drive, a significant blind spot to the rear below the window line can hide children playing behind your vehicle, and the consequences can be tragic. As a result of as many as two children a week killed in back-over...

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