According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes are the leading cause of death in children between 1 and 13 years old. Jamie Reyes is a Child Passenger Safety Technician at Baby’s & Kid’s 1st Furniture in Houston. He trains parents how to use car and booster seats properly. “The way we explain this to parents,” Reyes said, “is there are three collisions that take place during a car crash: there is the vehicle striking another vehicle, your body striking the seatbelts and then your internal organs striking the inside of your body. So the infant car seats are designed to absorb more energy and prevent it from being transferred to that final collision of the internal organs.” Child safety seats can be the difference can between life and death, but the NHTSA says 59 percent of adults aren’t using them properly. Rear facing starts at birth and ends at 3 or 4 years old. Guidelines recommend keeping a child rear facing for as long as their seat allows. Pull the harness over the arms first. Clip the bottom buckle first, followed by the top. Tighten the straps around the hips first getting as much slack out as possible. “If you can lift and pinch on the s...