Strap Tension (for car seats)

At lunch today I saw a Tweet from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) regarding properly tensioning the harness straps in a child’s car seat. I don’t know about other states but in Washington the WSP really works to educate the public about car seat safety. They will help you get yours installed properly and have online resources for even more help. Today’s Tweet used this poster-

I would like to add one more point:
If your webbing is frayed or hardware broken it is time for a new car seat!

As with any life safety device: harnesses, life jackets or lifting slings- they are not repairable.

Link to Washington State’s Child Passenger Safety Program

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President of Straps to Go's parent company, Westpac Marine Services, Inc. Bicycle rider, cook, husband to an avid gardener

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