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Home Wellness Research Injury (Including Motor Vehicle) Insufficient Car Seat Knowlege Leads to Injury

Insufficient Car Seat Knowlege Leads to Injury

Monday, 03 November 2008 15:22
Many parents lack knowledge of appropriate child car safety procedures. Only 46% knew that a child weighing 40 to 60 lb should travel in a booster seat, and 59% knew that the State law required child safety seat use for children up to 4 years and weighing up to 40 lb.

Vaca F, Anderson CL, Agran P, Winn D, Cheng G   Child safety seat knowledge among parents utilizing emergency services in a level I trauma center in Southern California   Pediatrics 2002 (Nov);   110 (5):   e61