The market for car seats is constantly expanding and changing, with even the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revising its laws several years ago “to categorize by age rather than by type of child seat in order to keep pace with the latest scientific and medical research and the development of new child restraint technologies.” While specific car seat safety laws vary from state to state, the requirement to use one for an infant is a national safety necessity, with even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releasing a statistical study strongly urging their usage. Car-seat awareness progress continues as a California county wins a government grant to provide seats to those who may otherwise be unable to afford them.
Contra Costa county, a primarily suburban area situated across the bay from San Francisco, was awarded $88,500 in a one-year Child Passenger Safety grant “to help prevent injuries and deaths through its Public Health Nursing…
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