US rolls out new car seat rules to keep kids safer


By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Parents who have grappled with securely fitting their child into a car seat will find the task easier beginning on Sunday, when automakers and car seat makers must follow new U.S. safety requirements. The new system, called Latch (lower anchors and tethers for children), requires all makers of child car seats and automobiles to have technology that firmly and easily snaps together. The new process, which takes less than a minute to ...

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