ProPublica investigation reveals concerns about booster seat safety

Children sit in booster seats

A new investigation from ProPublica found that one of the nation’s biggest sellers of booster seats ignored safety recommendations that it stop marketing seats for kids under 40 pounds.

Internal testing video obtained by the nonprofit newsroom showed kids could be injured or killed in Evenflo’s “Big Kid” booster seats. That’s just the start of the surprising details ProPublica uncovered in this newly released report. Read it in full here.


Daniela Porat and Patricia Callahan
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