The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seeks to upgrade standards for child seats for children weighing up to 40 pounds to include a new test that simulates a side crash.
More than half of child booster seats that went on sale this year earned a top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Families with two working parents are becoming the rule rather than the exception. With that trend comes a rising number of grandparents who are taking over the care of the kids.
Recent studies contradict studies done in the 70s and 80s and have shown that kids do get beat up emotionally in a divorce and some never recover.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the safest way for young children to fly.
Children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1, according to updated advice.
WBZ’s Doug Cope talks about how car seats do save lives.