October 12, 2017

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than half of all car seats are installed incorrectly — and that can mean the difference between life and death.

To show the correct way to install a car seat, TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen and the Rossen Reports team set up a safety checkpoint with the help of Lorrie Walker from Safe Kids. The results were revealing, as parents discovered such issues as straps and seats that were too loose and unattached tethers.

The full video can be accessed here.