The Evolution of Kids Car Seats

The modern car seat has come a long way since it first appeared on the scene in the 1930s. Fast forward to 1968 when Ford Motor Company released their version of a safe design. It wasn't until 1985 that the first child passenger safety laws were passed. Today, thankfully, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have child safety seat laws.

If you're a parent, you probably can't imagine life without a car seat. For starters, it ensures your child's safety and it's also a great tool for carrying kids to and from the car. But did you know they once didn't even exist — even when cars did? On this Flashback Friday, we urge you to check up on your state's child safety laws and click here to view this article from Country Living on the evolution of kids car seats.