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How Do You Prepare a Car for Kids’ Car Seats?
To put it mildly, having a child changes everything about a person. That also includes the car, truck, or SUV in your garage. The days of letting kids freely roam the backseat are thankfully long gone. If you have a baby on the way, you might also be wondering how you prepare a car for kids’ car seats. The team at Davey Auto Sales is well-experienced in many areas, and they put together this handy guide to help parents, grandparents and other caregivers the help they need to get their vehicles ready to take kids to appointments, school and more. Follow along while we take a closer look at this important topic.
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Vehicle Inspection Needs
Before you start the process of installing a child’s car seat, you should make sure the entire vehicle is operating as safely as possible. Make sure the car, truck, or SUV that will be transporting children is current on maintenance and has been thoroughly inspected. If your vehicle is on the older end of the spectrum, it might be worth looking for a model closer to the current model year to have access to more advanced safety features.
Tips For Installing a Car Seat
Every car and every child’s car seat is different. It will be important to follow the seat’s manufacturer’s instructions, as well as those of the LATCH system that is required in most vehicles built in the last 15-plus years. If you get really stuck, many fire and police departments offer resources to help people install car seats. Take a look at the videos below for some additional hits.
More Convenience Tips for a Pleasant Car Ride
There is no telling how a child’s needs will change from minute to minute. Several members of our team have gotten in the habit of keeping certain items in their vehicle at all times. Some of these items include:
- Extra sippy cups
- Wet wipes
Make an appointment with a Davey Auto Sales product expert, today to take a look at our expansive inventory of affordable, safe and family-friendly vehicles. We work with a large network of lenders to help people find the financing they need to take home the safe and reliable vehicles they need.