Editorial: Safety top priority for car seat maker

Parents of young children should be encouraged that Columbus-based child car seat maker Dorel Juvenile Group has been at the forefront of stricter testing rules for child car seats in side-impact collisions.

A third of child-crash fatalities are caused by side-impact collisions, but car seat makers had not been required to simulate a T-bone scenario.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants car seats to withstand side-impact collisions of up to 30 mph.

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