Choosing and Installing the Right Child Safety Seat

Child safety seats are required for any young child riding in a motorized vehicle. As inconvenient as they seem at times, parents know they’re a necessity to prevent auto accidents and fatalities. What parents don’t always know is what type of child safety seat is required for their child. Stop at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz and learn the laws regarding child safety seats.

  • Rear-facing infant car seats are typically designed for children under one-year-old. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends a child still ride in a rear-facing seat if he or she can fit.
  • Front-facing car seats are generally for children aged 4 to 7 or those younger than four who have outgrown the seat’s maximum weight and height limits. Front-facing seats have a tethers strap system for extra security.
  • Booster seats are for children between 8 and 12 years old or those younger than 8 who have outgrown the seat’s weight and height limits.

Stop at our dealership in Canton, OH, get some tips on child safety seat installation, and take a family-friend vehicle out for a spin.

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