LATCH Archives - Safe Ride 4 Kids


This past year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issued its first ease-of-use ratings for LATCH hardware in vehicles. These LATCH ratings are meant to serve as a resource for families looking at buying...

When LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) was released about 10 years ago, the intention was to make installing car seats easier for parents. While it was a great intention, it backfired...

Confused about all the hullabaloo over "new" LATCH weight limits? Here are some LATCH clarifications. We wrote an extensive article about it a couple of weeks ago. Today we have some additional clarifications we'd...

There are a lot of articles going around lately in regard to changes in LATCH regulations. Some contain incomplete or inaccurate information. The gist is when the weight of the car seat + the...

What is this about LATCH weight limits? LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tether for Children. The intention was great. Make it easier for parents to install car seats correctly. Based on what I've seen...

[infusionsoft_on_click_intent optin_id=optin_4][/infusionsoft_on_click_intent]All child restraints sold today come with LATCH (Lower Anchor and Tethers for Children) system. That consists of a strap and clip that attaches to the vehicle's lower anchor. The lower anchors are...

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