Gone are the days of children, of just about any age, climbing in a car and just using a seat belt. Now, child car seats and booster seats are recommended for children even up to age 15. That makes the recent recalls of two different brands of car seats of particular concern.
Chris Bell is the Director of EMS and Injury Prevention for the Vermont Department of Health. He spoke with Vermont Edition about what parents need to do in the wake of the recalls and discusses other car safety issues for children.
Find recall information at The Vermont Department of Health Be Seat Smart program.