Safety 1st Elite 80 3-in-1 Car Seat Tips & #Giveaway

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Safety 1st Elite 80 3-in-1 Car Seat Giveaway

Did you know that this week is Child Passenger Safety Week. It's depressing to know that Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children age 1 through 12 years old. In honor of this week we have partnered with Safety 1st to bring you some great tips and an Elite 80 3-in-1 car seat Giveaway

This week is Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the goal of Child Passenger Safety week is to make sure all parents and caregivers are properly securing their children (ages 0-12) in the best car restraint for their age and size.

Join us in spreading awareness about children passengers and the Cause of action that we should take and maintains to keep them safe. And don't forget to enter our giveaway for a chance to win!

Starts today September 17 and will run through October 01 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
 
Car Seat Safety Tips From Julie Vallese, Safety 1st Consumer Safety Expert. Importance of Rear Facing

In March of 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated their car seat recommendations advising that children should remain rear facing until the age of two, or until they reach the maximum height and weight requirements allowed by their car seat. According to a study in the Journal of Injury Prevention children under the age of two are 75 percent less likely to die or be severely injured in the event of a car crash if they are rear facing. When a child is rear facing their head, neck and spine are better supported and in the event of an accident, crash forces are distributed over the child’s entire body.

Installation
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, 75% of car seats are installed incorrectly. Every car and car seat has different requirements for the safest installation so before you get started it is important to read both the car seat and car manual. Typically the center rear seat is the safest place for a car seat, and never install a car seat in the front seat. If your car does not have a latch connector for the middle seat, you can use the middle seat belt to properly secure the base. When installing, make sure the base of the car seat moves no more than an inch from side to side. An easy way to test this is to hold at the belt path.

New parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend a car seat check before the baby is born. However, don’t just rely on the experts. You’re likely going to be taking the car seat out and installing it somewhere else at some point, so make sure you’re comfortable with the process too.

Car Seat Expiration
Never use used or old car seats. Car seats do have an expiration date and it is to understand the risks associated with using an expired or old car seat. The reason for an expiration date is because plastic can warp and materials can fray, which can make car seats less safe to use. Car seat technology and state and federal car seat regulations change. A car seat deemed safe more than six years ago may no longer meet federal testing regulations. Important warning labels may wear out and instruction books may get lost, which can lead to improper use of the car seat.
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One lucky winner will be selected at random and notified via email, the winner must respond within 24 hours, if not another winner will be selected. 

This giveaway is open to all US and Canada Residence 18 years or older, void where prohibited. The winner will receive a "Safety 1st Elite 80 3-in-1 car seat". Prize will be Shipped to winner directly from Safety 1st

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