Car Ownership - Safety

  • How to Install a Rear Facing Car Seat

    How to Install a Rear Facing Car Seat

    Rear-facing car seats are a wise choice for new born babies and John Stubbs, safety expert with Safety Belt Safe USA, says it's the safest way for babies and toddlers to travel. This is......

  • What is the LATCH Child Seat Restraint System?

    What is the LATCH Child Seat Restraint System?

    If you're a parent who has used a car seat for your child, you've probably asked the question, "What is LATCH?" The all-capital term was designated by the U.S. Department of......

  • Safety When Children Are Sleeping in a Car Seat

    Safety When Children Are Sleeping in a Car Seat

    Every parent has had the experience of driving a crying child around the block until they fall asleep and kids sleeping in a car seat is a very common sight. It is important......

  • What is a Booster Seat?

    What is a Booster Seat?

    Booster seats are for older children. Only 1 in every 10 8-year old children are actually big enough to not use a booster seat so, even if your child thinks that they are too......

  • What is a Combination Car Seat?

    What is a Combination Car Seat?

    Combination seats, sometimes called booster high-back seats, are named for their ability to combine front-facing harnessed seating for smaller children and, after taking out......

  • What is a Convertible Car Seat?

    What is a Convertible Car Seat?

    Depending on the size of the child, convertible car seats can be either rear facing or forward facing children. Tiny babies should be rear facing but as the child grows, the seat can be forward......

  • What is a Rear Facing Car Seat?

    What is a Rear Facing Car Seat?

    Safety educator and advocate, Stephanie Tombrello, tells Autobytel about rear facing only seats. Many have detachable bases and all have 5-point harnesses. Setting the......

  • Different Types of Car Seats

    Different Types of Car Seats

    There are four major types of car seats and educator and safety advocate, Stephanie Tombrello, walks us through the kinds of car seats available. The first kind of car seat......

  • Cars to Keep Your Family Safe

    Cars to Keep Your Family Safe

    Autobtel's Editor-in-Chief, Michelle Naranjo believes that family cars, like families, come in all shapes and sizes and no one vehicle fits every family. To illustrate that point, Autobytel......

  • child in volvo built-in booster seat

    Volvo Can Help You End the “Booster Battle”

    Did you know that most children need a booster seat to ride safely in a car until they are between 10 and 12 years old? Well, they do—but try convincing your 10-year-old to......