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Tips to Travel Safely and Enjoyably with Kids

Whether you’re a veteran parent or new to the job, brush up on traveling safely—and enjoyably—when the kids are in tow.

Have a safe and stress-free family trip with these tips for on-the-road travel.

Safety Seats

Finding the right safety seat is crucial when you travel with children. Securing them correctly is key, and not every child seat works in every car or truck. Here are ways to ensure the integrity of your seat installation.

Projectiles

Many parents don’t realize that anything not securely restrained inside a car may become a dangerous projectile during a crash or evasive driving maneuvers. Projectiles can include:

Accessories

These products may be handy additions. Some are available in new vehicles; some can be retrofitted in others.

Distractions

Your traveling experience may be more pleasant if the little ones are occupied. Try these tricks:

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