One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes are the #1 killer of kids in age groups 1-14. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But with so many different car safety seats on the market, it’s no wonder many parents find this overwhelming. The good news is that correct use of car seats and boosters does save lives. Infant seats have been shown to reduce fatal injury by 71%, and toddler seats by 54%. The Mankato Clinic Foundation now offers a class, teaching parents how to properly use car safety seats from National Transportation Highway certified technicians. Click here
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