This Is Why You Never Put A Child Wearing A Winter Coat Into A Car Seat

December 15, 2015

When you wear a coat in a car seat, this is what the straps really look like.

take coat off kid before placing in car seat
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It may feel like they are strapped snugly into their car seat, but the straps are actually dangerously loose.

Coats compress during a crash leaving all this extra room.

kids in car seats with coat
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If you want to protect your child from the cold, take the coat off and use it as a blanket.

Watch the video below to see a demonstration with a child crash dummy:

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