Head Of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Didn't Know How To Properly Install A Car Seat

A Detroit News article about Nicole Nasson, head of the National High Traffic Safety Adminsitration, which oversees, among other things, child safety seat standards, reveals that until this summer, she didn’t know how to properly install a child safety seat.

In July, Nason took a three-day class on how to professionally install child safety seats…

She had her “eureka moment” when she learned she wasn’t installing her own child’s device correctly in her own car.

“I almost put it in right,” Nason said, after the instructor pointed out a latch she wasn’t using in the seat in her Honda Pilot. “Is that what that’s for? I have never used it. I have learned my lesson on child passenger safety.”

File under frightening or ironic? With tags, you can do both!

NHTSA pledges some safety actions by year-end [Detroit News via Kicking Tires]