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Is Your Child’s Car Seat As Safe As It Can Be?

By Bill DeBoer on Jul 26, 2022 10:09:50 AM

Topics: DeBoer's Auto
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Whether you’re a new parent, an experienced parent, or even a grandparent, learning about car seat safety is essential. With so many different product lines and types of car seats, it can be an overwhelming process to shop for one. Then when you finally choose the one that fits your budget and lifestyle, you have to learn how to use it. That’s where things can get a little challenging. Here are some things you need to know about car seat safety and how to ensure you’re following the laws.

Understand New Jersey Laws Regarding Car Seats

There are several New Jersey state laws governing how car seats should be installed in vehicles. And the age, height, and weight of the child also determine how the child can be seated in the car seat. Parents often have questions about how to do the right thing with their child’s car seat. You can go to www.newjersey.gov to find specific information about how the state governs car seats and what you need to do. The website will explain what age your child can be before they are forward-facing, how long they need to be rear-facing, and more. It’s a great resource to visit periodically so you can understand and remind yourself about car seat safety.

Have Peace Of Mind With A Car Seat Inspection

Car seat safety is of utmost importance.When you visit this website www.nj.gov, you can also search for technicians in your area you can visit for a car seat inspection. The technician will thoroughly inspect your car seat and provide you with information on how to keep it installed correctly for the duration your child needs it. Many people discover minor tweaks and adjustments are needed to their car seats, so consider visiting a technician so you can have peace of mind.


Never Take Your Child’s Safety For Granted 

Buying the best car seat on the market won’t do much good if it’s not installed properly. Always inspect the car seat before entering your vehicle to ensure it is secured properly. Things can happen that bump it one way or another, so making it a habit to examine the car seat before every drive can ensure your child is always safe. It’s always better to be overly cautious when it comes to your child’s safety rather than taking it for granted.

DeBoer’s Auto is here to help with anything related to your vehicle. If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s car seat, don’t hesitate to contact us at any time and we would be happy to help.


Bill DeBoer

Written by Bill DeBoer

William J. DeBoer (Bill Jr.) is Co-owner and Vice President at DeBoer’s Auto. As the company’s General Manager, Bill has been responsible for bringing innovations in daily operations to the full-service, high-tech auto repair facility for 20+ years. Passionate about computers from an early age, Bill’s interest in technology gravitated to cars while he was in college. By obtaining a Certificate in Automotive Technology followed by a B.S. in Business Management from Penn State, Bill was able to fuse his interests into a car technology specialization and join the family business shortly thereafter.