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As parents, we do everything we can to ensure our children’s safety. Unfortunately, there are times when danger is unavoidable, and this can be especially true when you are on the road. While driving is a routine part of modern life, it is inherently dangerous, and even the most careful drivers can become involved in a car accident. That is why it is important to take measures to protect your children every time you get into the car.
While you do your best to drive safely while your children are in the car and use safety equipment that will protect them from getting hurt, you may be exposing them to risk without realizing it. Here are two ways you can make sure your children have the protection they need from their car seats:
Be Aware of Car Seat Recalls
While you have been conscientious about using a car seat that will keep your child safe, car seats and car seat parts are often found to be faulty or to provide inadequate protection. Some recent car seat recalls include:
You should always pay attention to the news about car seat recalls and ensure that any faulty equipment is replaced immediately.
Follow the Right Car Seat Safety Practices
Parents can provide the safest possible environment for their children while driving by following these car seat safety tips:
Contact a DuPage County Car Accident Lawyer
If you or your children have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, the experienced attorneys of Martoccio & Martoccio can help you recover damages for your injuries, whether they were caused by someone’s negligence or a defective product. Contact a Hinsdale car accident attorney today at 630-920-8855.