Experts say more than 85 percent of parents are misusing their child safety seats in their cars. That's why new car seat rules are going into effect in the new year.
"However they've attached it to the vehicle is either too loose or too tight. You can have it too tight believe it or not. You want that seat to be able to move side to side about an inch or so, no more movement than that. The idea is that if you're in a side impact crash that the seat can shift sideways a little bit to absorb some of that crash force so the child doesn't," Edge said.
Experts say you should only use either the lower anchors or the seat belt harness, not both. If you're not sure if yours in correctly installed, you can make appointment at Lefler's to have it secured for free.
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