Two Different Car Seat Manufacturers Recall 1,385,304 for Buckle Defects

Two different car seat manufacturers have recalled 1,385,304 car seats due to safety concerns. The largest recall is from Evenflo.  Evenflo is recalling 1,368,649 car seats due to a defect involving the harness buckle. The problem is there is difficulty in unlatching the buckle.  In the affected car seats, the buckle may become stuck in [...]

April 18th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

NHTSA Proposes Side Impact Testing for Child Restraint Systems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA] has proposed upgrades to the federal motor vehicle safety standards [FMVSS] for child restraint systems.  The proposed amendment is to FMVSS No. 213, “Child restraint systems,” to adopt side impact performance requirements for all child seats designed to seat children who weight up to 40 pounds.  This would [...]

January 30th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments