TIPS FOR BUYING A SAFE VEHICLE When buying a vehicle (new or used) it is important to make sure that it will be safe for everyone – the kids in the back and the adults in the front. Deciding which vehicle to buy can be overwhelming, but here are some must-have safety features that might … Read more
> SIDE AIR BAGS: THE BASICS There are three main types of Side Air Bags (SABs) Head SABs are usually mounted in the roof rail above the side windows and are designed to help protect the head in a side-impact crash. There are two types of head SABs: curtain SABs and tubular SABs. Curtain airbags … Read more
> When buying a vehicle (new or used) it’s important to make sure that it will be safe for everyone – the kids & the adults. Deciding which vehicle to buy can be overwhelming, but here are some must-have safety features that might help narrow down your list. The Car Seat Lady feels that the … Read more
>Tuesday’s Tech Tip: Why do some vehicle manuals warn that nothing should press against the back of the front passenger seat or be placed under that seat?
> Here’s the Short AnswerThe warning applies to pressure against or objects under the FRONT PASSENGER seat (not the driver seat). Advanced Air Bags (AAB), which are now standard equipment in all vehicles, use sensors to decide when to deploy. Pressure against the seatback of the front passenger seat – such as from a rear-facing … Read more