Best Practice Recommendations for Protecting Child Occupants

  title={Best Practice Recommendations for Protecting Child Occupants},
  author={Kathleen Desantis Klinich and Miriam A. Manary},
Pediatric occupants of motor vehicles need the specialized protection provided by child restraint systems because of their immature and developing body structures. The best child restraint system for a child depends on the size, age, and development level. As children proceed through the four phases of restraints systems (rear-facing harnessed restraints, forward-facing harnessed restraints, belt-positioning booster seats, and seat belts), their level of protection decreases, so graduation to… CONTINUE READING


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