Did you know there was a change to car seat laws for 2014? It is a fairly simple one but something that you should keep in mind, especially if you have big kids (think around 3+) in car seats.
It used to be the recommendation to use the LATCH system if your vehicle was equipped. Now there are reports that the LATCH system can not be guaranteed if the weight of your child PLUS the car seat is 65 lbs or greater.
USA Today had a great article on this but it is a very simple solution. If your child plus their seat weights 65lbs+, use your car’s seat bet to secure the car seat. If the combined weight is less than 65 lbs, then the LATCH system is recommended. For those of us that need a visual…
Make sure to check your child and their seat’s weight and stay safe out there on those wintery road! I’m checking BOTH my kids’ and their seats ASAP!