According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 9 out of 10 parents install their child’s car seat incorrectly. This could lead to your child getting hurt or killed in the event of an accident. Why risk it? Find an expert who can inspect your car seat and make sure you’ve put it in correctly. NHTSA has an online searchable database to find a certified technician near you.
Here’s a few common ways from Consumer Reports that parents incorrectly install car seats and how they can be spotted and fixed.
Common mistakes when installing child car seats: What to watch for [Consumer Reports]