Why car seat rules are different in Europe
Suzie Kim, Santa Monica Police Dept, explains explains why car seats in Europe are rear-facing for four years, but only two in the United States, and which one is recommended and safer
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Crime Prevention, Santa Monica Police Dept.
Suzie Kim has spent more than five years teaching parents and caregivers how to safely install their car seat systems. Suzie and her partner hold monthly car seat inspection events at the Santa Monica Police Department, providing education on the proper use and installation of the various types of car seats as well as sharing information on seat belts, air bags, and the proper time to switch car seat systems. She tries to fit in as many appointments as possible and has assisted parents/caregivers with over 1,500 car seat installations! Suzie has been with the Santa Monica Police Department for 14 years working in Crime Prevention and Community Relations. She serves on the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, YMCA Early Childhood Development Board, and as an Explorer Advisor for the Santa Monica Police Department. In her free time Suzie enjoys spending time with her four sons, swimming, travelling, and other outdoor adventures.