Dangers of kids wearing heavy coats in their car seats can be more dangerous than what you think. If you are a parent that live in a cold climate where winter coats are a common sight during the winter months then you may be guilty of putting your child in danger by putting those thick heavy coats on them and the results could be deadly.
it may feel like they are strapped snugly into a car seat when the straps are actually dangerously loose. At an official crash test lab in Michigan, a child dummy that appeared to be securely strapped into a car seat came hurtling out of it in a simulated 30-mph crash. Experts on child car seat safety say you should secure your child in their seats without their coats. After you strap in your child you can place their coat or a blanket over them to help keep them ware.