We’re more than halfway through December but the coldest months are yet to come. January and February bring with them even colder temperatures and winter precipitation. It’s imperative that parents make sure their children are buckled up properly in their seats when traveling. Becky Spain, Mercy Injury Prevention and Safe Kids coordinator, talks about the best way to buckle kids up for maximum safety.

Failure to have seat belts straps tight enough around your child can result in them slipping out if a crash happens.