New booster seat safety ratings

NapUp Child Car Seat Head Support - A Comfortable Safe Sleep Solution (Red).


Parents Central | Keeping Kids Safe | NHTSA

The latest research from , which studies real world crash data, shows that kids in booster seats in the back seat are 45 percent less likely to be injured than kids who are only wearing a seat belt. This good news about the safety of car booster seats is tempered by recently released booster car seat fit ratings from the , which rated a fairly large number of booster car seats as "poor." What do these booster car seat safety ratings mean for your child?

That said, I do not think that the IIHS booster seat safety ratings are the definitive ranking of which boosters are safe, nor do I think you need to immediately throw away a booster car seat if it got a "poor" rating from IIHS. Here's why.

There are many car seat and booster seat choices on the market

  • 1 Booster Car Seat Safety Ratings
  • 2 What is the Right Weight for a Booster Car Seat…
  • 3 Should I Move My Toddler to a Booster Seat?
  • 4 Combination Car Seats
  • 5 Bubblebum Booster Review

Best Booster Seat - Booster Seat Reviews - Consumersearch