Accidents.com posted an important warning about winter coats and child car seat safety today. What was most surprising to me when reporting on this was that child car seat accessories are NOT government regulated, and could therefore cancel any warranty from your car seat manufacturer. Parents, read this article, and the original article on About.com for a SIMPLE TEST that will help keep your child safe.
As a mom, do you keep a ‘mommy kit’ in your trunk in case of an emergency with your vehicle?
My corporate site, Accidents.com, posted an article called “Auto Accident Advice That Saves Pain Later”, which provides a quick list for you to read BEFORE an accident. Well a fellow mom posted a great comment that I want to share with you…
Shane said “I also keep extra baby Formula, water bottles, one extra baby bottle and non-perishable snacks for my older kids in my trunk in case we have car problems. I call it the “mommy kit”.”
Eye opening: According to a 2009 study by Virgina Tech Transportation Institute, when traveling at 55 mph, a driver texting for 6 seconds is looking at the phone for 4.6 seconds of that time and travels the distance of a football field without their eyes on the road.