It does not matter if you drive a truck, car, or SUV, safety should always come first. This is particularly true regarding a car seat for your child. Make sure to bring the vehicle in for regular maintenance inspections. This way we can inspect the parts and components of your vehicle. If you ever notice anything out of the norm, make sure to schedule an appointment. Having the safety the best that is can be is important for you and your passengers.


While you will not intend to be involved in an accident, but you never know if this could happen. If you have a child in the back seat, you have a lot to think about. Below are five car seat safety mistakes to avoid…


  1. Buying a used car seat. This is a possibility, but only if you first do your research to ensure that it meets all safety standards. Also make sure it is good condition. If there is a safety issue, make sure to invest in a new car seat.
  2. Placing the car seat in the wrong spot. A car seat should never be placed in the front seat of your vehicle. Make sure to know where the safest spot in the vehicle is.
  3. Incorrect installation. If you unsure if the car seat is safely installed, review the manual so that the car seat is safe and secure.
  4. Prematurely moving to a booster seat.
  5. Using the safety belt too soon. In most cases, a child is not ready for a safety belt until he or she is in the 8 to 12 year old range.


Besides checking the car seat, also make sure to inspect all the seat belts in your vehicle. They should be secure and in ideal condition. If they are broke or frayed, make sure to have them replaced as soon as possible.


If you have any questions regarding the overall safety of your vehicle, do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to answer your questions and provide you with professional assistance and repairs. We can help make your vehicle safe and reliable when you need to drive it.