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If you have the latch system... do you still have to buckel the seat in?

 
mama2twins07

Asked by mama2twins07 at 11:57 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • "Car seats are designed to handle crash forces in specific ways. While we know, thanks to federally mandated crash testing, that baby's car seat will withstand crash forces when installed with the seat belt, or with the LATCH system, we do not know if the same car seat will withstand crash forces when both systems are used at the same time. Putting two installation belts through the same belt path could put stress on the car seat shell from two different angles during a crash, causing breakage. Using two installation belts could also concentrate more crash force on a small area of the car seat."
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 12:16 AM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Nope, in fact I think they specifically tell you not to use them both.
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 11:58 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • no I do not I just make sure her car seat clicks in

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:59 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • No, you aren't supposed to use both. The latch system if used properly is all you need!
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 11:59 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • nope!
    VictinaG

    Answer by VictinaG at 12:14 AM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Why cant you use both?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:14 AM on Dec. 6, 2008