As parents, we know not to leave our children in a car alone; we are aware of the dangers of leaving our children unattended in a parking lot, and wouldn’t dream of traveling without proper safety restraints. But often, there are times when parents believe they are doing everything right, and it isn’t enough.
What do you do to keep your whole family safe during short and long car trips? Here are a few car safety tips you should remember:
- Lock all seat belts that are not regularly used by buckling the belt and gently pulling the shoulder strap all the way out.
- Keep a sharp pair of scissors or, preferably, a seat belt cutter inside your glove compartment. Everyone of responsible age should be aware of their location in an emergency.
Read my article Five Child Automobile Safety Tips You NEED to Know to learn more.