Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children

WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat.


WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat.


NEVER place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag.

If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the vehicle seat all the way back. When possible, all children age 12 and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. If all children cannot be seated and restrained properly in a rear seating position, properly restrain the largest child in the front seat.

warnings provided by the manufacturer of any child restraint to WARNING: Always carefully follow the instructions and
warnings provided by the manufacturer of any child restraint to determine if the restraint device is appropriate for your childs size, height, weight, or age. Follow the child restraint manufacturers instructions and warnings provided for installation and use in conjunction with the instructions and warnings provided by the vehicle manufacturer. A safety seat that is improperly installed or utilized, is inappropriate for your childs height, age, or weight or does not properly fit the child may increase the risk of serious injury or death.

while the vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot protect the WARNING: Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap
while the vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a collision, which may result in serious injury or death.

WARNING: Never use pillows, books, or towels to boost a child.


They can slide around and increase the likelihood of injury or death in a collision.

seat. These objects may become projectiles in a collision or WARNING: Always restrain an unoccupied child seat or booster
seat. These objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop, which may increase the risk of serious injury.

belt under a childs arm or behind the back because it reduces WARNING: Never place, or allow a child to place, the shoulder
belt under a childs arm or behind the back because it reduces the protection for the upper part of the body and may increase the risk of injury or death in a collision.

unattended in your vehicle. WARNING: Do not leave children, unreliable adults, or pets
unattended in your vehicle.

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