04/13 2017
What’s in the Box? RideSafer Fit and Use

Are you a bit baffled at how to the RideSafer should fit your child and how to use it? This video is to review the pieces of the RideSafer, how the RideSafer fits and how to use it correctly. First, what's...

tweens and seat belt safety
03/30 2017
Tweens and seat belt safety

They aren't little kids any more but they aren't teenager yet either. They are in between. They want to be treated like big kids but aren't ready for the responsibility we place on teens. And tweens still need to be...

big kids still need boosters
03/16 2017
Big, Big Kids Still Need Boosters

Big kids still need boosters until they are how "big" exactly? Our oldest son is 8 1/2 years old. In most states he can legally ride in a car without a car seat. In Colorado, where we live, based on age alone...

spring break with kids
03/09 2017
Spring Break with Kids: Staycation or Vacation?

7 Awesome Spring Break with Kids Ideas for Either One Spring break is just around the corner. Whether you are staying put at home or, yikes, are planning a last-minute getaway, we have you covered. Spring break with kids is certainly different...

fitting 3 across back seat
03/02 2017
Car Seats: Fitting 3 Across

Fitting 3 across can be difficult in many cars and in some actually impossible to do it safely. Sometimes it takes just the right combination of seats and putting that combination in the right positions like puzzle pieces. [caption id="attachment_17844" align="alignright" width="250"]...

special needs car seats
02/25 2017
Special Needs Car Seat

Children with special needs often need special car seats to be safe when being transported. It can be a challenge to find the right fit based on various physical or behavioral challenges each child experiences. Behavioral challenges Many children with special needs exhibit...

when should i stop driving while pregnant
02/23 2017
When Should I Stop Driving While Pregnant?

Many pregnant women ask, "when should I stop driving while pregnant or can I drive the whole time?" The general answer is you never have to stop driving while pregnant. You can drive throughout your pregnancy as long as you are...

tummy shield creation
02/16 2017
The Birth of Car Safety Device for Pregnant Moms

The Revolutionary Next-Generation Car Safety Device for Pregnant Moms Your baby is generally well-protected inside your belly. However, driving or riding in a car is a different story altogether. A seat belt is designed to engage with the iliac crest of the...

car crash during pregnancy
02/09 2017
Car Crash During Pregnancy: A Comparison

Moderate Crash, Doctors Credit Tummy Shield for Saving Baby's Life It was a shopping excursion with her mom. Nothing special, except on the way home, as she put the car into 3rd gear, another car decided not to stop at a...

booster seat alternative Safe Rider
02/04 2017
Booster Seat Alternative: There’s an option?

How can a vest protect my child in a crash? It's a question we often hear about this booster seat alternative. Car accidents can be tragic and we as parents want to keep our kids as safe as possible. So you may...

pregnancy and seat belt danger
02/02 2017
Pregnancy and Seat Belt Danger

The existing seat belt system was never designed or tested to provide optimum safety for a pregnant mom, making pregnancy and seat belt danger an unfortunate combination. Yes, you read that right! Never designed or tested to provide optimum safety. The...

01/26 2017
Using the Car Seat Harness Correctly

Learning to use the Car Seat Harness correctly is important as various incorrect usage are four of the most common car seat mistakes parents make. After selecting the right car seat for your child's car seat stage (selection) and installing it...

one inch pull test
01/19 2017
Properly Installing Your Car Seat

Car Seat Installation 101 You're done selecting the right car seat for you, now it's time for installing your car seat. You've heard that 75 to 96% of parents get it wrong (depending on the study quoted and age of child)...

prepare your car for children
01/12 2017
Prepare Your Car for Children

guest post by Jennifer Links Everyone knows that when you have children you need to prepare your home, but did you realize you need to prepare your car for children? Safe Ride 4 Kids already discussed how to prepare your car for...

selecting the right car seat
01/05 2017
Selecting the Right Car Seat

Did you know that 3 out of 4 car seats have some sort of mistake according to Safe Kids Worldwide? Car crashes are the leading cause of preventable death for children ages 1 to 13. There is a lot that can...

car seat safety tips
12/29 2016
17 Child Car Safety Tips You Need to Know this Year

We’d like to wish you a happy New Year with these 17 car safety tips to remember for the new year — and every year. 1. Start from the beginning! There are inherent risks associated with driving during pregnancy. Learn what...

prepare your car for baby
12/22 2016
6 Smart Steps to Prepare Your Car for Baby

guest post by David Moss Planning ahead now for the arrival of a baby represents an intelligent choice. If you will welcome an infant into your household soon, you'll want to ensure your vehicle provides a safe, comfortable environment. Taking these six...

change car seat laws
12/15 2016
More States Change Car Seat Laws for Rear-Facing Longer

[caption id="attachment_19644" align="aligncenter" width="500"] This is our oldest in 2008 when he was almost 3 and still rear facing.[/caption] While child passenger safety technicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics has long been recommending that parents keep their children rear-facing past...