How to Make the Right Car Seat Choice for Your Child

Keeping kids safe while traveling in a car seems like a no-brainer. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agree. Car seats can reduce the risk of injury in an accident by 71 percent to 82 percent, which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says saves hundreds of kids every year.  And while this goal has been a priority for parents everywhere since the automobile was invented, early versions of infant and child safety seats were lackluster at best. From a steel-and-leather contraption that was “useless in a wreck” to a tether that you tie to the child